Amy Ephgrave



Children Public Law

She has particular expertise in public law proceedings with a wide experience of care proceedings acting for all parties including local authorities, parents, interveners, and guardians.  

Amy has a strong interest in cases which overlap with mental health law.

Children Private Law

Within private law disputes she has notable experience of applications for leave to remove from the jurisdiction, emergency applications, and enforcement procedure.


Amy has extensive knowledge of injunctive proceedings, particularly arising from domestic violence.  She has been instructed by Wiltshire Police to undertake court work arising from the Domestic Violence Protection Orders pilot scheme.



Year of call: 1997
Areas of specialism:
  • Child Abduction
  • Children Private Law
  • Children Public Law
  • Public Access and Direct Access
  • (BA) Exon
Professional associations:
  • Family Law Bar Association
Outside Interests:
  • Running, farming and family life.
Notable Cases:
  • Re W-M (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1201