Caroline Penfold was in charge of my divorce. She provided me with an invaluable service and she is not pushing me to do things that I don’t feel comfortable yet she did give me very good advice on how to proceed forward and why she would do it.Legal 500 2023
Caroline Penfold – has (or sends to me) the most unusual and difficult cases and deals with them calmly and realistically, whilst fighting her client’s corner tenaciously.Legal 500 2023
Caroline Penfold has a wealth of experience and expertise.Legal 500 2023
She is very approachable and easy to talk to.Chambers and Partners 2023
She provides an excellent, friendly service.Chambers HNW Guide 2022
Caroline Penfold is straightforward, approachable and supportive, as well as being unflappable and incredibly focused and persistentLegal 500 2022
Formerly head of the family law team at RadcliffesLeBrasseur, Caroline is a partner in our family law team following the merger of RadcliffesLeBrasseur and Weightmans.
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 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.
Caroline is included in the Chambers High Net Worth 2022 guide, which ranks the leading and most dedicated lawyers for family/matrimonial high net worth work.
- Re. H (A Child)  EWCA Civ 2005
(Children — condition attached to Contact Order)
- A v B  EWHC 314 (Fam)
- Tracey v Tracey  1FLR196 (Court of Appeal)
Overruling  1FLR903
(Lump sum payment of school fees)
- Q v Q and ORS  EWHC 1874 (Fam)
(Dispute over ownership of property)
- D v D  EWHC 1393 (Fam)
(Successfully defending non-disclosure allegations brought by wife)
- WM v HM (2017) EWFC 25
(Linear approach to historic valuation of a high-value manufacturing business, special contribution, sharing principle and pre-marital property issues)