Caroline specialises in financial matters on divorce and separation, often where complex issues are involved. Caroline has a particular interest in family cases with an international element, whether assisting foreign nationals based in England, or British nationals with assets abroad.
Caroline recognises that, with the right guidance, it is eminently preferable for a couple to resolve issues following separation together where possible. She looks to assist clients in achieving this end through a variety of processes, to include mediation, collaboration and constructive negotiation. Where litigation is unavoidable, Caroline adopts a thorough and robust approach to ensure the client's interests are best met.
Caroline is described as a Notable Practitioner in Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2021 and featured in Band 2 of Ranked Individuals, being noted as “very good at problem-solving”. She is also noted as a Key Lawyer in the Legal 500 UK 2021.
Caroline is an accredited mediator and collaborative lawyer.
Caroline trained at Manches Solicitors (now Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP), qualifying in 2002 and joining Stone King in 2005, becoming Partner in 2018.
Caroline is vice-chair of Bath Resolution and works as a trustee for various local charitable organisations.
Caroline assists clients through the divorce and separation process in a manner which minimises conflict.
Caroline has an expanding mediation practice, using her experience and expertise to assist couples in resolving issues arising on separation, particular where complex financial issues are involved.
Caroline regularly assists clients where an international element is involved.
Caroline has a strong academic background, having been awarded the Colin Beattie prize for the highest performance in her Post-Graduate Diploma in law, and having achieved Distinction on both this and the LPC
Caroline enjoys spending time with her family, travel and making (and eating) curries.
"Thanks again so much to Caroline for her kindness and patience shown to us during the very difficult mediation process. She was wonderful."
Client Feedback - 2021
"very good at problem-solving,"
Client Feedback in Chambers, 2021
"Caroline provided me with unwavering calm and reassurance during what otherwise would have felt and been a much harder process, she has always been efficient, professional and kind and I appreciate everything that she did for me. Thank you Caroline."