Annmarie Carvalho

Associate and Family Mediator

Annmarie Carvalho

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Annmarie joined Farrer & Co as a trainee in 2007 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2009. Prior to joining Farrer & Co, Annmarie worked as an Analyst and a Legal Assistant for the Serious Organised Crime Agency.


Magdalen College, University of Oxford (BA Hons Law and MSc Criminology & Criminal Justice) BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course) CPPD Counselling School – currently studying for Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling


Resolution (the former Solicitors' Family Law Association); BACP (Student Member).

Annmarie is a solicitor and family mediator and works on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious cases regarding relationship breakdown and children arrangements, some with an international element.

Annmarie specialises in mediation and is committed to helping clients to achieve solutions outside of the court setting wherever possible and assisting them in developing and maintaining amicable relationships going forward. She has a thriving mediation practice and also conducts Mediation Information and Assessment meetings (MIAMs). 

Annmarie is also training to become a Humanistic Integrative counsellor and sees clients on a weekly basis in a therapeutic setting. She believes in applying the therapeutic principles to the practice of family law.

Annmarie also has significant experience of litigation and has assisted in some notable and high-profile cases, including Radmacher v Granatino following the Supreme Court’s ground-breaking judgment in 2010 which established the importance of pre-marital and post-marital contracts in England and Wales.

Annmarie trained at Farrer & Co and qualified into the contentious trusts and probate team before specialising in family law.

In her spare time, Annmarie enjoys playing with her pet pug puppy Sherlock (Holmes). She also volunteers for Lawcare, providing support to members of the legal profession with emotional issues including addiction and depression.



  • Family Mediator (Resolution)
  • Diploma in Counselling Skills (ABC accredited)
  • Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling (BACP Accredited)

Articles Annmarie has written include: