Anne-Marie Hutchinson, KC


Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, KC (Hon) is a partner at Dawson Cornwell, one of the UK’s leading family law firms. She is consistently named as one of the leading family lawyers in London in both Chambers and The Legal 500, and is singled out as a ‘star individual’. Anne-Marie specialises in all aspects of domestic and international family law and the international movement of children. She has expertise in divorce and jurisdictional disputes, with particular expertise in international custody disputes, child abduction (Hague and non-Hague) and the EU Regulation on jurisdiction in family matters. She was awarded the inaugural UNICEF Child Rights Lawyer Award in 1999. She received an OBE for her services to international child abduction and adoption in 2002. She was selected as Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year in 2004; received the International Bar Association Outstanding International Woman Lawyer Award in 2010; was presented with the Jordans International Family Lawyer of the Year Award in 2012; and was awarded the prestigious International Academy of Family Lawyers President’s Medal in 2014. Anne-Marie was appointed Queen’s Counsel honoris causa in 2016 and received an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Leeds the same year. Anne-Marie is chair of the Board of Trustees of Reunite.