“We are excited to welcome Amy to the team as she brings fantastic experience that will truly complement the skills of the rest of the team. We look forward to working with her and further building our children law practice which continues to go from strength to strength.”
Russell-Cooke’s children law team have welcomed senior children law specialist Amy Chapman to the team.
Amy joined as a legal director on 26 June 2023 and will be based in the firm’s Kingston-upon-Thames office.
Amy is able to advise on all areas in private law proceedings, including disputes over the care arrangements for a child and advising in matters concerning allegations of domestic abuse and parental alienation.
In public law proceedings she is experienced in dealing with highly sensitive and complex cases, including cases involving concerns surrounding mental health, drug abuse, non-accidental injury, allegations of sexual abuse and deprivation of liberty.
Amy is also able to advise and represent clients in applications for both international and national relocation, as well as urgent cases concerning child abduction.
A member of Resolution as well as treasurer for Surrey Resolution, Amy is also a member of the Law Society’s Children panel, the Association of Lawyers for Children and a member of the National Association of Guardians ad Litem and Reporting Officers.
“It is my great pleasure to join the Russell-Cooke team which is so well-known and well-respected. I’m very much looking forward to getting to know my new colleagues and the incredible expertise across children and education law as well as the many other services the firm offers. I am excited about this new chapter in my career with such an excellent team of solicitors“
Russell-Cooke’s children law team handles all aspects of children law, both public and private, as well as family-building including adoption and surrogacy. The education team acts for parents and children across a broad range of issues, particularly with regard to special educational needs.
For more information about what we do and how we can help, please contact a member of the team or complete our online enquiry form.