Amy Rowe

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Dawson Cornwell

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United Kingdom

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  • Resolution accredited specialist
  • Accepts legal aid

Provides legal aid for

  • Children work
  • Family work
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Amy Rowe is a Partner at Dawson Cornwell. Amy is a specialist in all aspects of domestic and international family law, and particularly international disputes involving children. Ranked in Band 1 by Chambers & Partners and a “Leading Individual” in the Legal 500, she is consistently highly rated in both Chambers UK and the Legal 500.

Amy has extensive experience of the many different aspects of international family law, including child abduction, wardship, jurisdictional disputes, international relocation of children, registration and enforcement of foreign orders, stranded spouses, forced marriage and FGM. Amy is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Child Abduction and Children Law.

Amy also regularly acts for parents and relatives in domestic disputes about child arrangements, including same-sex parenting disputes, and she is known for being impressively adept” at handling child arrangements for high-profile individuals.

Recognised in the directories for her expertise in cross border adoption cases, surrogacy and fertility law, Amy has experience in the law relating to co-parenting arrangements, sperm and egg donation, assisted reproduction and family formation, surrogacy arrangements (both domestic and international), and cross border adoption.

Amy has carved out a niche advising and litigating in complex proceedings on behalf of overseas public authorities in relation to cross border disputes and the protection of children and vulnerable adults living in this jurisdiction under orders of foreign courts. Amy is a “Recommended Lawyer” in the Legal 500 for her Court of Protection Work.

Recognised in the Legal 500 for her work on Brexit, Amy assisted in the preparation of evidence to the Justice Select Committee on the implications of Brexit for the family justice system, prepared a paper drawing together the recommendations of the lead specialist practitioner groups in England and Wales, and drafted guidance on the implications of Brexit on practice and procedure in Family Law.

Amy is a member of the Resolution International Committee, the International Family Law Committee, the Family Procedure Rule Committee International Family Working Group and the Child Abduction Lawyers Association (CALA).


Out of court services offered

Areas of work
Children (divorce and separation)

Accreditations & memberships

Resolution accreditations
Child Abduction Children Law - Private Core - Part 1

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