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Family - Children
(Year of Call 2007)
Joined Chambers: 2011
College of Europe Bruges: LLM European Community Law
Inns of Court School of Law: BVC, Very Competent
Queen's University Belfast: LLB Law and French, 2:1
Université Lyon III, Diplome d'Etudes Françaises
Aimée is a graduate of Queen’s University, Belfast where she studied Law with French. This included a year spent studying French law at Université Lyon III, for which she received a Diplôme des Etudes Universitaires Françaises (DEUF).
Thereafter, she studied for an LL.M. in European Community Law at the College of Europe, Bruges. After graduation, she joined Clifford Chance LLP, Brussels as an Associate and also completed a highly sought after ‘Stage’ at the European Commission (Directorate General for Competition). Aimée has particular interest in cases with a European element.
Public and Private Law
Aimée has appeared at all stages of both public and private law proceedings in the Family Proceedings Court, the County Court and the High Court (including fact finding hearings, disclosure hearings, injunctions under the Family Law Act, applications for contact and residence, and removal to non-convention countries). She also provides written advice, including on appeal.
Aimée has spent time on secondment at a large local authority and continues to regularly represent a variety of authorities.
Associate: Clifford Chance LLP, Brussels
Stagiaire: European Commission, Directorate General for Competition
Research Intern: British Institute of Internation and Comparative Law, London
Volunteer at Children's Law Centre Belfast, Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young Pople, Court Witness Service
Scholarships and Awards
Lincoln's Inn European Education Award
QUB Award for Distinction in Oral French
International Bar Association, Commercial Law Institute, London
Office of First Minister and Deputy First Minister of Nothern Ireland
Northern Ireland Office of Law Reform
City Law Clinic