Public Law

Amy has particular expertise in judicial review arising in context of regulatory, disciplinary, tax, duties, policing or prisons decisions; and those with a criminal law background or context. Amy also has a wealth of experience in judicial review injunction matters and was formerly appointed to the Specialist Regulatory Advocate in Health and Safety and Regulatory Law (C panel).

Selected Cases

  • Moss v Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames [2021] EWHC 1032: Successful for claimant in judicial review against local authority.
  • R (oao X Ltd & Y Ltd; ABC Ltd) v HMRC [2017]: Court of Appeal consideration of the correct approach to injunctive relief in cases where there is dedicated appeal scheme before the Tribunal which does not provide for suspensive relief. Arises out of new Alcohol Wholesalers Registration Scheme.
  • R (oao Ahmed) v HMRC [2015] 3954: HMRC’s WOWGR revocation decision was not ‘fundamentally unlawful’ such that injunctive relief would be appropriate.
  • R (oao Waryoba) v SSHD [2014] EWHC 1496: Judicial review considering unlawful detention, immigration.
  • R (oao Oboh; Patel) v SSHD [2014] Imm AR 937: Judicial review concerning certainty of immigration policy.
  • R (oao Cheema v HMRC) [2013] EWHC 3790: Judicial review arising out of issue of unlawful search warrant.
  • R v Joseph McAuley [2012] EWCA Crim 2333: Public law challenges to sentence calculation.
  • R (on the application of F) v Secretary of State for Justice [2012] EWHC 2689 (Admin): Judicial review on question whether prison transfer violated article 3.
  • R (oao Kammash & Others) v MOD 2009-2012: Judicial review of adequacy of Royal Military Police investigation into abuse allegations made by 7 Iraqi citizens in 2007.
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