Barrister

Amy Slingo

Amy Slingo

Call 2014

amy.slingo@4bc.co.uk

020 7832 3200

“Amy Slingo is one to watch, she is fantastic with clients and represents parents and children to an incredibly high standard, the advice she gives is clear and she is well respected by all of the parties in the courtroom. She is hardworking, professional and astute.Janet Martland, Solicitor Crane & Staples LLP (2021)

Amy practises in all areas of family law. She has a particular strength in care proceedings, in which she represents local authorities, parents and guardians, and private law children proceedings, being regularly instructed by both applicants and respondents. Amy also has experience in representing parties in relation to applications for non-molestation and occupation orders.

Amy has appeared in all levels of the family court and has appeared in cases involving allegations of non-accidental injury, substance misuse, domestic violence, mental health problems and emotional and physical abuse.

In November 2019 Amy (led by Tahmina Rahman) successfully resisted an appeal before the President of the Family Division in which the Court was asked to provide guidance on the duties of local authorities in care proceedings and in cases involving relinquished babies to notify fathers and wider families in cases where the mother objects. A, B And C (Adoption: Notification of Fathers And Relatives) [2020] EWCA Civ 41.

Amy joined chambers in October 2016 after the successful completion of her pupillage. Before coming to the Bar, Amy worked in the family law team of a leading London solicitors firm and also volunteered for the Personal Support Unit, BLAC Family Law Clinic and National Centre for Domestic Violence.

Education

Worcester College, University of Oxford BA (Hons) Law (Jurisprudence)(2013)
BPP University BPTC (2014)

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