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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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Deputy District Judge lands family law role with leading legal firm

April 20th 2020

A DEPUTY District Judge who specialises in family law has landed a top job with a leading legal firm. Amy Fallows has joined Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors as an associate solicitor specialising in family law. Amy, 44, a part-time Deputy District Judge in the county court and family court in Manchester,…

The concerning rise in domestic violence due to COVID-19

April 20th 2020

Amy Fallows Associate Solicitor in our family law team provides some advice to those who find themselves in this situation. Recent statistics show that reports of domestic violence and killings have doubled since the COVID-19 lockdown, this is the highest it has been in the last 11 years and is…

Will my family court case still go ahead during COVID19 Pandemic?

April 23rd 2020

Amy Fallows Associate Solicitor in our Family Law Department provides some helpful advice. The coronavirus has significantly affected the court system but it hasn’t closed it completely. Court staff have been working round the clock to maintain access to justice. This means that it is still possible to make a…

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…

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