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Veronica Gilmour, Partner at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Family law, Private wealth


Veronica is a partner in our family law team. She joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2014 to expand our Surrey based practice and has a broad range of experience which includes advising on private children disputes, pensions on divorce and pre and post marital agreements. She has particular expertise in high value, complex financial cases in both the UK and internationally.

Accredited by Resolution as a specialist family lawyer, she has been at the forefront of the development of non-adversarial alternatives in family law matters for a number of years. She is a qualified collaborative lawyer with a thriving mediation practice and is a long-standing member of the Surrey Resolution Committee.

Veronica is recognised as a leader in her field by Chambers UK. The directory has noted that she is ‘easy to work with, but also tough on behalf of her clients’ as well as ‘down to earth and realistic about the case prospects - she always provides the client with sensible advice’.

Recent work highlights

  • Representing the wife in a complex case involving inheritance issues and where significant monies had been dissipated by her husband.
  • Acting in several cases involving financial applications made to the English courts following a foreign divorce.
  • Advising a client with significant shareholdings in two linked companies in which his wife was also a shareholder and dealing with the issues regarding the future structure of the two companies, including removing his wife from the businesses following the conclusion of the divorce.
  • Acting as a mediator in a case where the husband was due to move overseas within six weeks including resolving all issues in relation to the couple’s children and their finances within that timeframe.

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