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Amy Fox, Senior Associate at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Family law, Private wealth


Amy is a senior associate in the family team. She has experience in all aspects of the legal issues arising from relationship breakdown including the financial consequences of separation, arrangements for the care of children and obtaining financial relief after overseas proceedings. She has particular expertise in complex financial disputes, often with an international element.  

A member of Resolution, Amy has written a number of articles for New Law Journal and she recently drafted Penningtons Manches Cooper’s response to the Government consultation on the reform of the legal requirements for divorce. Amy features in the prestigious Citywealth Leaders list and won bronze in the ‘Family Lawyer of the Year Senior Associate’ category of the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2018.

Amy joined the firm in 2008 as an associate and was appointed a senior associate in 2014. She studied English literature at the University of Exeter, graduating in 2003 with a First, before studying law at BPP Law School and gaining a distinction in the LPC.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting Anna Worwood in representing the applicant in the reported case of AR v JR [2018] EWHC 3626 (Fam).
  • Assisting with a successful application for a freezing injunction.
  • Obtaining financial relief after overseas proceedings (under the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984, Part III).
  • Representing a wife in financial remedy proceedings concerning capital assets with a value of £13 million.

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