Amelia regularly represents Local Authorities and parents in care proceedings. She is often instructed in Interim Care Orders, Emergency Protection Orders, IRHs and case management hearings. She is also instructed by the police where there are disclosure issues in family proceedings.
Amelia worked at a pro-bono clinic providing advice on family issues whilst completing her LLM. This experience means she is well placed to guide lay clients through court processes and explain the law and procedure in a clear manner.
Her experience in criminal and police work provides valuable insight in cases which involve proceedings in both the family and criminal courts or have particular disclosure issues. She regularly provides advice on these issues.
Outside her public family practice, Amelia also accepts instructions in private family proceedings.