Pump Court Chambers

Amy Connell returns from maternity leave

News 25th September 2023

We are pleased to welcome back Amy Connell to chambers after her recent maternity leave.

Amy specialises in Family Law with particular emphasis on Public and Private Law children proceedings. Before joining Pump Court Chambers, she was a tenant at Stour Chambers after relocating to Kent, having previously been in practice at the Bar in London and Essex since 2006.

Legal 500 2023 “Amy has extensive experience in complex cases involving substance abuse, mental health, physical and sexual abuse, and immigration issues”. Ranked as leading junior Tier 4

Legal 500 2022Amy leaves no stone unturned in her preparation for a case and is robust in court; her delivery of a case is strong and hard to undermine”.

Legal 500 2021Able to provide clear and concise advice, whilst at the same time being robust in getting her point across during hearings”.

Legal 500 2020particularly recommended for cases with young parents or vulnerable clients”.

In Public Law proceedings she acts for parents, guardians and interveners, including grandparents. She is adept and sensitive to the issues when dealing with clients with challenging cognitive, psychiatric or psychological difficulties.

Her practice includes all aspects of private law proceedings, including cases involving implacable hostility as to contact, residence disputes and parental responsibility.

Amy is also a trained mediator.

For further information about Amy’s practice, or to instruct her, please contact Sean Gentleman, Senior Family Clerk or another member of the clerking team: clerks@pumpcourtchambers.com.

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