Judi maintains a strong reputation for her work in the public sphere. Judi is wonderful, she goes above and beyond for her clients. She is excellent on her feet and gives her all.”

Chambers UK 2024, Family: Children

Judi is Head of our Family & Divorce team, and practises across public and private family law, with particular expertise in cases of abduction and the international relocation of children.

In complex public law cases she is involved in multiple parties, significant injuries and complex medical evidence.  In private law proceedings she is instructed in parental alienation, allegations of physical and sexual abuse, and complex jurisdictional issues.

She is commended for her passionate style of advocacy and her commitment to her clients.

Judi also advises and represents local authorities, family members and the subject person on all matters including DOLS both in the County and the High Court.

Judi has had key involvement in creating and implementing changes to help litigants in person access the Family Justice System.

Directory Quotes

Clients respect her direct approach.’

The Legal 500 2024, Family: Children and Domestic Violence

Judi heads the family team at the set and maintains a strong reputation for her work in the public sphere. ‘Clients appreciate Judi’s straight-talking advice and know that she will fight their corner.’ ‘Judi is a brilliant advocate who is fearsome in court, well prepared, savvy and realistic.’ ‘An extremely experienced advocate who is able to offer not only a robust and empathetic approach but great results, with the client always at the forefront of her mind.’ “

Chambers UK 2023, Family: Children

Judi is a champion of child law.”

Legal 500 2023, Family & Children

Judi is determined & unflappable.”

Legal 500 2023, Family and Children Law

Judi is exceptional on all counts. Her client care is absolutely excellent and her ability to command authority with judges is without parallel. She is very creative in forming her arguments.”

Chambers UK 2022, Family/Matrimonial

Judi is a dogged and robust fighter unreservedly committed to her client’s cause.”

LEGAL 500 2022, Child Law (Public and Private)

She is excellent with children and has a wide knowledge of both public and private law. She is a strong advocate.”


Highly knowledgeable, excellent with clients and a formidable advocate.”

Legal 500 2021, Family & Children Law
  • Qualifications & awards:

    • LLB (hons) MPhil (Cantab)
  • Judi Evans is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please read here.