Amy Beddis

Amy Beddis

Year of Call: 2009
Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone: 0117 928 1520

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Amy is a specialist family practitioner with an emphasis on private law children and financial work.

Throughout her career Amy has worked with Government departments, local authorities, housing associations, charities and social enterprises alongside businesses from the private sector and brings her breadth of knowledge and experience to her career at the bar.


  • Private law
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    Amy is regularly instructed in all aspects of children matters and has built up a busy practice in this area due to her approach to clients who are going through difficult times. Amy focuses on providing practical and realistic advice to clients.

    Amy has particular expertise in cases involving domestic abuse, mental health issues and sexual abuse.

    Amy draws on her witness handling experience, including as a criminal advocate, to assist with complex fact find and final hearings.

  • Finance
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    Whether it is first directions appointment or a multi-day final hearing Amy thoroughly prepares for her finance cases. This attention to detail and handle on the papers means that Amy works with her instructing solicitors and clients to achieve the result that is right for them. Amy's personalised approach to each case means that clients are provided with the best of client care during what is a significant life event for them.

    Amy has a particular interest in pre-nuptial agreements and has presented on this issue during talks and conferences.

  • FDR Hearing Service
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    Amy is available for private remote FDR hearings. For more information on private remote FDR hearings please click here.

  • Court of Protection
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    Amy is regularly instructed on matters concerning disputes between cohabitees. Amy utilises her experience of property law to fully assist her clients when dealing with TOLATA and schedule 1 applications.

    Amy has a specific interest in inheritance matters and is broadening her practice in this area.  Amy is also able to deal with matters relating to wills and is able to draft wills.

    Amy also has a keen interest in developing a court of protection practice. Her interest in this area of work comes from having worked in the housing and health sectors alongside local and national government which has given Amy excellent insight into the issues that are raised in these types of cases.

  • Articles
    • National Single Parent Day 2022

      Family law barrister Amy Beddis explores how society can support single parents ahead of National Single Parents’ Day on 21 March.

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    • Notes on Interveners in Financial Remedy Proceedings

      3PB's specialist family law barrister Amy Beddis provides notes on interveners in financial remedy proceedings.

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  • Recommendations

    Amy Beddis is an experienced advocate with a strong children law practice. She is frequently sought for her expertise in cases relating to physical and sexual abuse, parental alienation and care proceedings. She is also well known for her knowledge of TOLATA cases.
    “Amy has brilliant attention to detail and she has exceptional client care.”
    “Amy is really personable with clients, well prepared and pragmatic.”
    “She is tenacious and really determined.”
    “Amy is brilliant with vulnerable clients.”

    Chambers UK 2024/Family/Children/Western Bar

    ‘Amy is an excellent advocate. Her analytical skills concerning finances are brilliant. She has an excellent bedside manner, which is invaluable when the client feels at their most vulnerable.’

    Legal 500 2024/Divorce and Financial Remedy/Leading juniors/Midlands Circuit

    Amy Beddis has an ‘eye for detail.
    ‘Amy is a fantastic financial remedy barrister who can handles cases above her year of call. She is a safe pair of hands; calm and sensible under pressure. She cuts through the noise of a case to focus on what is important to clients and to the court.'

    Legal 500 2024/Divorce and Financial Remedy/Leading juniors/Western Circuit

    ‘Amy always has the client's best interests at heart. She is a delight to work with and will go over and above to assist.’

    Legal 500 2024/Family: Children and Domestic Violence/Leading Juniors/Midlands Circuit

    'A meticulous junior. She is very calm and measured, and has a wonderful manner with clients.'

    Legal 500 2023/Divorce and Financial Remedy/Leading juniors/Western Circuit

    ‘Amy is pragmatic, methodical and fights for clients. She puts clients at ease and makes them feel that their case is safe in their hands.’

    Legal 500 2023/Child Law (Public and Private)/Leading Juniors/Midlands Circuit

    ‘Amy is always well prepared for her case. She is diligent in her research and will often call to clarify any matters if something in the papers is unclear. She is excellent on her feet and is an excellent advocate who has no issue with arguing difficult cases if circumstances require.’

    Legal 500 2023/Divorce and Financial Remedy/Leading juniors/Midlands Circuit

    ‘My clients are happy with the service Amy provides. She is an amazing advocate and a true fighter for my clients.’

    Legal 500 2022/Child Law (Public and Private)/Leading Juniors/Midlands Circuit
    Legal 500 2022/Divorce and Financial Remedy/Leading juniors/Midlands Circuit

    “I would have no hesitation in recommending Amy to anyone who is unfortunate enough to be in my position.  Her knowledge and confidence certainly helped me.  She was highly professional at all times.  Amy was very well briefed and prepared and this certainly showed.  Amy has a ‘no nonsense, can do’ attitude.  When faced with the daunting prospect of Court, she is definitely someone you would want on your side!”

    Private Law Children client

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