YEAR OF CALL 2016
Amy joined chambers in 2017 following successful completion of pupillage. She prosecutes and defends in a wide range of criminal cases including offences of violence, drug-dealing, burglary and fraud.
Amy accepts instructions to prosecute trials and appeals in the Crown Court. She also regularly appears for the defence, and has represented young and vulnerable individuals as well as those with significant learning difficulties and mental health issues. Amy has experience in dealing with expert evidence such as psychiatric assessments, forensic reports and cell site data.
She appears in proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, and has acted for the London Borough of Southwark at a public interest immunity hearing. Amy has been instructed to undertake disclosure and evidence reviews on behalf of the Attorney-General of Jersey and for the UK Home Office.
During pupillage, Amy assisted in the prosecution for non-accidental injuries to an infant involving controversial medical evidence on “shaken baby syndrome”. She produced a charging advice on multiple allegations of rape, and advised on issues of cross-admissibility and doli incapax in relation to historic sex offences.