Caroline East is a Senior Associate in the family law team of Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP based in their London office. She studied law at BPP Holborn, gaining a distinction in the LPC while working full time at a foreign exchange trading software solutions provider. She has also spent time living and working in Geneva and Paris. She trained at Manches and, upon qualification in 2008, joined the family law department.
With over a decade of experience, she undertakes all aspects of divorce and private family law, with particular emphasis on the financial consequences of relationship breakdown. She has experience in drafting pre-nuptial agreements and resolving disputes arising from the breakdown of relationships between unmarried people. The cases she works on often have an international dimension.
Caroline is a trained collaborative lawyer and committed to resolving cases out of court in a constructive, family-centred way. She was noted in The Legal 500 2013 for her sensitivity towards clients.
Caroline is a member of Resolution and L'Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA). She speaks French. She has also written a number or articles for New Law Journal and the Russian Investment Review.