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Caroline heads the private client and tax team in the Oxford office. She specialises in all matters relating to estate planning, succession, tax and trusts and counts among her clients entrepreneurs, academics, businessmen and women and wealthy families seeking to optimise estate planning opportunities. She also assists families with irregular structures, complicated affairs and those dealing with difficult personal circumstances. Caroline takes on the full range of private client work including trusts, wills, lasting powers of attorney and related capacity issues, probate and estate administration and related tax implications, working with members of Penningtons Manches Cooper’s specialist teams where appropriate.
After graduating from the University of Oxford where she read Jurisprudence, Caroline undertook the BVC and is a member of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple. She qualified in 2008. Following several years of litigation, Caroline found her home in the private client practice and transferred her qualification from the Bar to join the Solicitors’ Roll while at another leading UK law firm. She joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2015.
Caroline has achieved recognition in The Legal 500 for her estate related advice. She regularly delivers presentations, most notably at the Oxford Literary Festival, and has contributed to in-house legal publications.