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11 STAPLE INN, LONDON, WC1V 7QH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2556
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 0478
DX:
181 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.dawsoncornwell.com

Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, QC (Hon)

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2556
Email:
Dawson Cornwell

Work Department

Children.

Position

Partner and head of the children’s department; specialises in children law, particularly international child custody, abduction, adoption, forced marriage and surrogacy; reported and leading cases too numerous to list.

Career

Inaugural UNICEF Child Rights Lawyer of the Year Award 1999; OBE for services to international child abduction and adoption 2001; Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year for Family Law 2004; publications: previous consultant editor ‘Children Law & Practice’ (Family Law); co-author ‘International Parental Child Abduction’ (Family Law); international correspondent ‘International Family Law’ (Jordan) chair Family Law Committee, International Bar Association; chair Reunite International Child Abduction Centre, received 4th IBA Outstanding International Woman Lawyer Award (2010), and International Family Lawyer of the Year (Jordans 2012); awarded IAFL President's medal (2014); appointed Queens Counsel honoris causa in 2016; received an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Leeds in 2016

Member

International Academy of Family Lawyers; Association of Lawyers for Children; International Society of Family Law; International Bar Association; Institute of Advanced Legal Studies; International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children; House of LordsNational Commission on Forced Marriage; British Spanish Law Association; American Academy of Assisted Reproduction Technology Attorneys 

Education

Leeds University (BA Hons International History and Politics).


London: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, QC (Hon) - Dawson Cornwell

Within: Family

Dawson Cornwell is a ‘leader in the field of international children’s law offering a bespoke service to clients from all walks of life in many different countries who want the best legal representation and support’. Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, QC (Hon) has a ‘stellar reputation’ particularly in the field of child abduction. It also has ‘some excellent practitioners in the area of matrimonial finance’. The ‘excellentKate Allen has ‘impeccable judgement’ and Russell Bywater ‘passionately fights his clients’ corner’. Zoë Fleetwood ‘strives hard to achieve the right outcome and to ensure that the client gets the best care’. Charlotte Conner is also ‘very supportive of her clients’. The team has a number of ‘first-class younger lawyers who are also beginning to make their mark’ among them senior associate Colin Rogerson who is an ‘unsung hero both domestically and internationally’ particularly in the area of surrogacy, parentage and assisted reproduction. Jessica Reid has an ‘excellent manner with clients’. The ‘diligentJames Netto has a ‘wide breadth of experience in child abduction’ and Caroline Korah ‘works tirelessly for her clients providing practical and supportive legal advice’.

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