Amelia’s practice encompasses the full range of chambers’ work. She has a broad practice, particularly in public law and human rights, immigration, personal injury, clinical negligence, inquests and professional discipline.

She appears regularly in court for both Claimants and Defendants in trials, application hearings, CCMCs and disposal hearings. Her practice combines advisory work, drafting and advocacy.

Amelia started her career at the Government Legal Department where she worked in immigration litigation, the Department for Exiting the European Union and the Department for Transport. In addition to her civil law practice, she regularly accepts public law instructions and has represented the Home Office as sole counsel in the High Court, before the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), in the First Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and in family proceedings.

Amelia is currently instructed by the London Fire Commissioner as junior counsel in civil claims arising from the Grenfell Tower fire and is junior counsel for the Department for Health and Social Care in the Covid-19 Inquiry.

Before coming to the Bar Amelia worked in Jordan on a posting with the United Nations Refugee and Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) before then completing an internship with the International Bar Association. In 2017 she was elected to the Lincoln’s Inn Bar Committee for a period of four years and she continues to volunteer with a number of charities working to improve access to the Bar.

Amelia is a member of the Attorney General’s C Panel.

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