Tom Amlot

Partner and Mediator


“I think if I found myself divorcing, Tom is the London solicitor I would choose. [He is] absolutely first class.” says a leading QC. 

Spears 2018

Tom joined AFP in June 2011, having previously been head of the family law department at a well-known media firm. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and a member of the International Bar Association.

His recent High Court cases have involved 

  • acting in one of the leading cases on discretionary stays of jurisdiction (JKN v JCN)
  • acting for the wife in what is now the leading authority on the impact of conduct/ misconduct during a marriage (R v B and others)
  • acting for the husband in a new authority on the importance of pre-marital wealth (IX v IY)

Tom is an accredited mediator (having gained his accreditation at the end of 2009) and a collaborative lawyer. He is a co-author of the Law Society’s Family Disputes Handbook (published in 2010).

The legal directories have commented as follows:

“A very able lawyer who fights his cases hard but always with a mind to his clients’ best interests.”  (Chambers & Partners UK 2016)

“really impressive” according to interviewees, who commend his “very good judgment” and negotiation skills.  Chambers & Partners UK 2019)

“very smart” and “on the ball”, and is praised by courses as “constructive, helpful and sensible.  I have always found him extremely easy to deal with”.  “He has a very good manner with clients.  He goes the extra mile.”  “He is a very able lawyer who fights his cases hard but always with a mind to his clients’ best interests.”  (Chambers Global HNW 2016)

“Clients adore Tom, he’s energetic and fun to be around. He does attract really good clients and he’s very loyal.” “Tom is a star performer and he is particularly good with international cases and clients.” “He’s been involved in privacy issues too and so he is very attractive to celebrities and big business clients.”  (Chambers Global HNW 2018)

“very impressive.” (Legal 500 2018)

He has ‘the confidence that comes from being utterly on top of your game’. (Legal 500 2019)

“I found myself in something of a battle last year in the High Court. I had Tom on my side and I owe him an enormous debt of gratitude for his tough but fair approach, his level-headedness, and his support.” (Legal 500)

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Tom Amlot

Partner and Mediator


“I think if I found myself divorcing, Tom is the London solicitor I would choose. [He is] absolutely first class.” says a leading QC. 

Spears 2018

Tom joined AFP in June 2011, having previously been head of the family law department at a well-known media firm. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and a member of the International Bar Association.

His recent High Court cases have involved 

  • acting in one of the leading cases on discretionary stays of jurisdiction (JKN v JCN)
  • acting for the wife in what is now the leading authority on the impact of conduct/ misconduct during a marriage (R v B and others)
  • acting for the husband in a new authority on the importance of pre-marital wealth (IX v IY)

Tom is an accredited mediator (having gained his accreditation at the end of 2009) and a collaborative lawyer. He is a co-author of the Law Society’s Family Disputes Handbook (published in 2010).

The legal directories have commented as follows:

“A very able lawyer who fights his cases hard but always with a mind to his clients’ best interests.”  (Chambers & Partners UK 2016)

“really impressive” according to interviewees, who commend his “very good judgment” and negotiation skills.  Chambers & Partners UK 2019)

“very smart” and “on the ball”, and is praised by courses as “constructive, helpful and sensible.  I have always found him extremely easy to deal with”.  “He has a very good manner with clients.  He goes the extra mile.”  “He is a very able lawyer who fights his cases hard but always with a mind to his clients’ best interests.”  (Chambers Global HNW 2016)

“Clients adore Tom, he’s energetic and fun to be around. He does attract really good clients and he’s very loyal.” “Tom is a star performer and he is particularly good with international cases and clients.” “He’s been involved in privacy issues too and so he is very attractive to celebrities and big business clients.”  (Chambers Global HNW 2018)

“very impressive.” (Legal 500 2018)

 He has ‘the confidence that comes from being utterly on top of your game’. (Legal 500 2019)

“I found myself in something of a battle last year in the High Court. I had Tom on my side and I owe him an enormous debt of gratitude for his tough but fair approach, his level-headedness, and his support.” (Legal 500)

email: ku.oc1564389608.walp1564389608fa@to1564389608lmat 1564389608