Highly experienced in employment, property and trusts law, Amy appears in courts and tribunals and the High Court, as well as at appellate level in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal. She advises and acts for the full spectrum of claimants and respondents/defendants. Her clients range from individuals to local authorities, local government bodies, private companies, charities, a wide variety of educational bodies, police constabularies as well as national chains and statutory corporations.
Amy is an adjudicator for airline disputes involving claims for the delay and cancellation of flights, discrimination of persons of restricted mobility, denial of boarding, lost luggage and other financial claims governed by Regulation (EC) No 261/2004, the Montreal Convention 1999 and Regulation (EC) No 1107/2006.
Amy gives in-house talks and seminars on a breadth of topics and is a trained mediator. She is a member of the Gibraltar Bar.
Amy has expertise in both commercial and residential property and housing work, appearing in the High Court, county courts and First Tier Tribunal. She has acted for clients in landlord and tenant matters, mortgage disputes, boundary and easement disputes, nuisance and right to light cases, disrepair and breach of covenant claims, forfeiture actions, business tenancy and residential possession proceedings, TOLATA proceedings, lease extension and enfranchisement proceedings as well as unlawful eviction and devastavit claims. She has advised on numerous disputes involving the misrepresentation of property to purchasers as well as cases involving trees. She has also advised extensively on a range of property disputes in Gibraltar and appeared in the courts in that jurisdiction.
Amy recently secured a finding of harassment on behalf of a Crown prosecutor suffering from PTSD and is also acting for a company in a long-running dispute faced with claims of race discrimination and harassment. She obtained costs against a manager who had been dismissed by a pub chain for recruiting bar staff without following the proper procedures. In terms of her property work, she advised recently on the viability of obtaining relief against forfeiture of an apartment block at the centre of a proposed construction project in Gibraltar and, in the UK, on the enforceability of land options affecting neighbouring land subject to an easement.