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Lucy Clayton

Year of Call: 2009
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Telephone: 0117 928 1520

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Lucy specialises in family law and practices in County Courts and Family Proceedings Courts across the South West. Lucy acts in both private and public law proceedings concerning children.

Her practice includes care proceedings, contact and residence disputes, injunctions and other applications such as prohibited steps and specific issues.

Prior to embarking upon pupillage, Lucy was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Grant in 2010 and travelled Australia and North America for 6 months researching minimal acrimony litigation tools and dispute resolution programs in private family law child cases.

Reported case

Re D + Ors (Children) 2017 EWFC B87

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Academic qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree (2004 – 2007)
  • Law LLB, University College London
  • Post-graduate qualifications (2008 – 2009)
  • Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law School, Holborn, London


  • Gray’s Inn Prince of Wales Scholarship 2008
  • Stage Scholarship 2009
  • Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship 2010

Professional bodies

Family Law Bar Association