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Judith Pepper

Barrister

Call 1999

About Me

Judith Pepper specialises in family law, primarily public law proceedings representing local authorities, parents and guardians, competent children, as well as other family members and intervenors.  She is often instructed in complex care proceedings involving non-accidental injury and medical evidence, sexual abuse allegations, serious domestic violence, and placement outside the jurisdiction. She also undertakes cases cases involving vulnerable adults and forced marriage.

Judith also has extensive experience in all areas of private law family work, particularly those involving serious allegations of harm.

Judith approaches all her cases with an attention to detail and a straightforward manner. She undertakes all of her cases with a strong sense of professionalism.

Children
Court of Protection
International

Education

King’s College London, LLB Hons (1998)
Inns of Court School of Law (1999)
University College London, LLM (Merit) (2002)

Professional Memberships

Family Law Bar Association
Middle Temple
Association of Lawyers for Children
Court of Protection Practitioners Association

Sibling assessments in care proceedings and adoption, Family Law Week, Feb 2020

Forced marriage: is enough being done? [2019] Family Law 1310

When one parent kills another – how should the family court approach this? Family Law Week, October 2019

Misuse of section 20 (case report of Herefordshire Council v AB 2019 EWFC 10), [2018] Family Law 610

Adoption: the current challenges, October 2018, Civitas.

Adoption: the journey to where we are now, May 2018, Civitas

Forced Marriage: protective measures for children and young people in the family courts and the court of protection, part 1, 8 April 2018, Family Law Week

Forced Marriage: protective measures for children and young people in the family courts and the court of protection, part 2, 11 April 2018, Family Law Week

Maintaining sibling relationships in care and adoption [2017] Fam Law 1112

Chambers Awards

Chambers UK Bar
Leading Set 2020

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The Legal 500
Leading Set 2020

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Family Law Awards
Shortlisted 2019 Awards

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