Amanda practices across the range of chambers' mainstream work, with a primary focus on the areas of professional liability claims, insurance and general commercial litigation. She prides herself on providing an excellent level of service to her clients and those that instruct her and her attention to detail, together with a “no nonsense” approach to litigation.
Amanda has particular experience of claims against lawyers (including applications for wasted costs), being regularly instructed by leading solicitors’ insurers and BMIF. Amanda has been involved in several high profile lawyers’ claims, including GWM v Templeton, Williams v Thompson Leatherdale, Daniels v Thompson and Brown v Bennett and was junior counsel in the longest ever hearing before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SRA v Dennison and others).
Amanda is rated in Chambers & Partners as a leading junior in the field of professional negligence and has been described as “fantastic on paper and strong in mediation" , “proof that the stream of talent [at 4 New Square] never stops flowing...”, “an extremely thorough junior who presents her work in apple pie order”“smart and reliable” and someone who “”doesn’t sit on the fence and is hard-hitting and practical”
Amanda is an assistant editor of Jackson and Powell on Professional Liability (Sweet and Maxwell, 6th edition, 2007) and a member of the Professional Negligence Bar Association, the London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association and the Chancery Bar Association.
B.C.L. (Oxon.) LL.B. (London)