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Jennifer Youngs

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Telephone 0207 831 0222
Email jennifer.youngs@42br.com


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Jennifer joined 42 Bedford Row in 2017 on completion of pupillage in chambers and has a wide range of experience in civil and family law.

In 2015 Jennifer worked as an intern with the charity Amicus ALJ, assisting on death penalty trials and appeals in Louisiana. She remains involved in, and an enthusiastic supporter of, their work.

Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence

Personal Injury

Jennifer is frequently instructed in small claims trials arising out of road traffic accidents, including cases concerning credit hire agreements. She has also acted in fast track proceedings, at infant settlement hearings and in other small claims matters arising from breach of contract and non-payment of statutory charges.

Court of Protection

Jennifer continues to develop her practice in the Court of Protection, advising and appearing on behalf of the Official Solicitor and local authority in proceedings encompassing a broad range of welfare matters.

News and articles

  • Jennifer Youngs and Vondez Phipps, ‘Drawing the Line: case management and allegations of judicial bias in the family courts’, Family Law Week (22 June 2017)


  • Youngs, J. ‘Brumfield v Cain: “It took a long time to save a life”’ (2017) 38 Amicus Journal.
  • Youngs, J. ‘Supreme Court Upholds Right of Capital Defendant to a Hearing on His Intellectual Disability Claim’ (2015) 36 Amicus Journal 24-34.
  • Youngs, J. ‘Domestic violence and the criminal law: reconceptualising reform’ (2015) 79(1) Journal of Criminal Law 55-70.


  • BA, University of Cambridge (Selwyn College)
  • BPTC, City Law School (Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple)

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