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Portrait of Jessica Ryan
Areas of expertise: Family law


Jessica is an associate in the family team, based in the London office. She acts for clients on a wide range of family law matters, often with an international element.

Jessica advises on issues involving divorce, complex financial disputes, children arrangements and abduction. She also assists regularly on cases in both the Family Court and High Court, and has experience of acting for high profile individuals in a discrete manner.

After obtaining her undergraduate degree from the University of Exeter, Jessica completed her graduate diploma in law at BPP University Law School in London and subsequently graduated from the Legal Practice Course with distinction. She qualified as a solicitor in September 2020, having joined the firm as a trainee in 2018.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting for high net worth clients in relation to voluntary financial settlement negotiations.
  • Assisting on a High Court case relating to a jurisdiction dispute.
  • Advising on a variety of private children law matters.

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.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP