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Portrait of Poppy Holmes
Areas of expertise: Family law, Private wealth


Poppy is an associate in the family team, located in the Reading office.

With a professional but sensitive approach, she advises on a wide range of private family law matters including divorce, financial remedy proceedings, children work and injunctions.

After obtaining her law degree, Poppy completed the Legal Practice Course with distinction. She started her career as a legal assistant and later trained at a Hertfordshire-based firm before qualifying as a solicitor in 2021 and joining Penningtons Manches Cooper shortly after. Poppy is an active member of the Junior Lawyers Division.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting a client with their finances, including advising on multiple shareholdings in a large, complicated company structure and a property in Portugal worth €10 million.
  • Acting for high net worth clients in relation to financial settlement negotiations.
  • Assisting a client in obtaining a ‘live with order’ in Children Act proceedings.
  • Successfully helping a father obtain a non-molestation order against the mother.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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