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Lee Henderson, Associate at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Family law, Private wealth


Lee is an associate in the family law team in Guildford. He has experience in all areas of family law, with a particular focus on issues arising out of relationship breakdown including children matters and disputes involving financial arrangements following separation. Lee also has experience in advising on surrogacy and adoption.

He has assisted on financial matters in both the Central Family Court and the High Court as well as on private children matters in all levels of court up to and including the Court of Appeal. 

Lee joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2016, having trained and practised at a leading niche family firm in Central London where he worked closely with the head of the matrimonial team on a number of complex financial cases. He is a member of Resolution. 

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting in the reported case of ABC v Anors, an important judgment on the funding of legal proceedings.
  • Advising on the enforcement of a US finance order in the English courts.
  • Representing the financially weaker party in a case where the other party had significantly greater wealth.
  • Advising on the impact of a foreign pre-nuptial agreement.

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