Caroline Penfold

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Caroline is a Partner and Head of Family Law. Caroline advises on all aspects of private family law including divorce, complex financial and property cases often involving substantial assets and an international element, disputes over children including residence, contact and removal from jurisdiction, emergency injunction and enforcement proceedings.

‘Caroline Penfold is straightforward, approachable and supportive, as well as being unflappable and incredibly focused and persistent’. Legal 500 2022

“She is a natural family lawyer. She heads the family department with great skill.” Chambers HNW 2021

‘Caroline Penfold has a well-established reputation in London as a very experienced matrimonial finance solicitor. She has many years of experience and is extremely well respected by her peers, counsel and the judiciary. She exercises very sound judgement, is highly intuitive, and understands the subtle nuances of a case‘. Legal 500 2021

One source describes Caroline Penfold of RadcliffesLeBrasseur as “a natural family lawyer; she heads the family department with great skill.” Penfold’s practice covers all areas of family law. “She took away any fears from what could otherwise be a very daunting experience,” says a client, adding that “Caroline is a very thorough and exacting lawyer; she is kind and personal when it is needed, but also tough when needed.” Chambers HNW 2020

‘Caroline Penfold is an extremely experienced solicitor who is handling complex cases.’ Legal 500 2020

Caroline Penfold is ‘completely on top of the detail of the case.’ Legal 500 2019

RadcliffesLeBrasseur is ‘an extremely polished central London firm dealing with high net worth clients’. Caroline Penfold is ‘highly efficient and can defuse potentially highly confrontational situations.’ Legal 500 2017

RadcliffesLeBrasseur is ‘an all-round excellent private client firm, and for family law matters it cannot be praised enough’. The practice is led by the ‘really efficient’ Caroline Penfold, who is ‘highly thought of by senior counsel and the judiciary, and is excellent with clients.’ Legal 500 2016

RadcliffesLeBrasseur has a ‘small but experienced family team’ that acts for a wide range of clients. Caroline Penfold is ‘level-headed’. Legal 500 2015

Areas of Expertise

Caroline is highly skilled and experienced in advising her clients on divorce, matrimonial finance, pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, civil partnerships, children matters, including residence and contact, domestic violence and emergency relief and enforcement of orders and agreements.

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Areas of work
Children (divorce and separation) Finances (divorce and separation)

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