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Maria-Amália Walker

Call 2003
Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email amalia.walker@42br.com


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Maria-Amália Walker - 42 Bedford Row


Family law with the following principal areas of practice:

  • Financial Remedies
  • Nuptial Agreements
  • Financial applications for children under the Children Act 1989
  • Applications under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996
  • Private and Public law Children Act matters
  • Child support appeals
  • Family violence


  • “Maria-Amália practises exclusively in family law with an emphasis on matrimonial and schedule 1 financial claims, together with complex private and public law children cases”

Professional memberships

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Family Mediators Association
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • Inner Temple

Selected cases

  • CTL (Children: Fact finding: Protection from Sexual Harm), Re Family Division, 01 March 2013 [2013] EWHC 2133 (Fam)
  • Traversa v Freddi Court of Appeal (Civil Division), 14 February 2011 [2011] EWCA Civ 81; [2011] Fam. Law 464
  • Traversa v Freddi [2010] EWCA Civ 640 (Part III MFPA 1984)
  • K v K & Ors [2008] EWHC 1561 (Fam)


  • Contributor to Rights of Women publication
  • “From A to Z: A Woman’s Guide to the Law” [2006]


  • Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks
  • University College, London
    BA (Hons) Geography
  • City University
    Postgraduate Diploma in Law
    MA in Law
  • Inns of Court School of Law
    Bar Vocational Course

Other information

  • Maria-Amália is married with three young children, and lives in London
  • Interests include theatre, art and travel

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