Amelia joined Mansfield 1 Gray’s Inn in April 2017 following the successful completion of her pupillage in Chambers.
Amelia accepts instructions across Chambers’ practice areas, with a particular focus on Family and Immigration law. She regularly appears in the First-tier and Upper Tribunal for Immigration appeals and judicial reviews. She also appears in the family courts across the full range of family proceedings.
Amelia has experience of Education law, with disability and special educational needs being of particular interest to her. She previously worked for a local authority, representing them at the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST). She also represents parents at SENDIST and at School Exclusion hearings.
During her pupillage she was initially under the supervision of Alex Burrett where she gained experience across all aspects of Immigration law ranging from asylum, human rights, entry clearance, judicial review, bail applications, nationality and statelessness. She was subsequently under the supervision of Linda Turnbull where she gained experience in Family Law including matrimonial finance, private and public law Children Act proceedings.
Amelia has worked and interned for a number of legal charities such as the London Legal Support Trust and the Access to Justice Foundation. She was a volunteer at the Kingston and Richmond Law Centre which specialises in Housing Law.
Amelia achieved Outstanding on her BPTC, coming within the top 10 students in her year. She also achieved Outstanding in her elective modules of Immigration and Family Law.
Education & Qualifications
2013-2014: Bar Professional Training Couse, University of Law
2012-2013: Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP
2008-2012: BA(Hons) Italian and Spanish, University of Bristol,
Inner Temple BPTC scholarship
Inner Temple GDL scholarship