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Amy Fallows

Position: Senior Associate Solicitor & Head of Family
Offices: Viaduct House, Carlisle
Areas: Personal Law, Family Law

Amy is a Senior Associate Solicitor and the head of our family law team.

After spending a year being an au pair in Germany, Amy went to Lancaster University.  During this time she spent a year studying law in Lausanne, Switzerland.  Amy received First Class Honours in European Legal Studies and then did her LPC at the College of Law, Guildford and then completed her training with Osbornes Solicitors in Camden Town.

Amy is a separated parent herself and so fully understands the difficulties facing parents experiencing a separation.

Over the last few years Amy has developed an expertise advising grandparents which she finds very rewarding.  Having lived and worked abroad, Amy enjoys working for expat clients and the complex issues that arise, having acted for clients in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.

Amy was appointed a Deputy District Judge in April 2019 which is a part time judicial role and which requires extensive family and civil law knowledge.

About Amy

Amy enjoys rural life, particularly walking with my chocolate Labrador, Coco.  She tends to spend every spare hour in her garden, mainly sitting, but occasionally gardening…

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Child arrangements during Covid-19

May 26th 2020

Amy Fallows Associate Solicitor in our Family Law team provides some helpful advice. The lockdown has challenged many parents.  Home schooling and home working are difficult to combine successfully.  Not least for separating parents who are already balancing childcare between two homes. The government made it clear:  Children can pass…

No-Fault Divorce is nearly here!

June 18th 2020

Amy Fallows Associate Solicitor in our Family law team provides update. The moment many separated couples have been waiting for is nearly here… the true ‘quickie divorce’. A law should be passed by Parliament in the next few days which will allow couples to divorce if they wish. Currently one…

Lockdown takes its toll on relationships as couples opt to split

July 1st 2020

AS lockdown eases the true impact the three-month confinement has had on personal relationships and family life in the UK is starting to emerge. Amy Fallows Associate Solicitor specialising in family law with leading legal firm Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors, has seen a surge in cases from cohabiting and married couples…

Child arrangements for separated parents in lockdown

February 2nd 2021

There are so many pressures on parents just now. Home-school projects, internet speeds and on-line lessons all add to the stress of working parents. For many of us, ‘survival’ is the main aim of the game. By Amy Fallows Head of our Family law team. If you add tension between separated…

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