Amelia started Pupillage at Lloyds PR in 2023. Prior to commencing pupillage Amelia worked as a caseworker in the Crown Court department.
As a caseworker her primary responsibilities included case management, evidence analysis and client communication. She mainly supported Ieva Giedraityte and assisted her in a variety of cases including complex crime conspiracies. She also gained experience in the Extradition Department, helping solicitors and counsel in their preparations for High Court hearings. Recently she had been working on two cases going to the Supreme Court.
Amelia attended Newcastle University and received a BA in History. She subsequently completed the GDL and the Bar Practice Course at City University.
She is an active member of Liberty and Women in Criminal Law. Outside of work she regularly completes in debate, and recently reached the final of the Inter-Inn Debate Competition, representing Gray’s Inn.
Operative Viva/Operation Bala Birmingham Crown Court
Representing a defendant accused of laundering over half a million pounds in agreement with two others.
Operation Kedah 2022 – Southwark Crown Court
Represented a Defendant in a joint investigation with the Romanian Authorities established at The Hague on 30.10.2018, however this criminality has been ongoing since 2015 or earlier. This is a proactive investigation into the trafficking and sexual exploitation of a number of vulnerable females from Romania for the purpose of sexual exploitation within East London brothels.
Operation Rockwell 2022 – Preston Crown Court
Represented a defendant involved in a 38-handed conspiracy to produced cannabis. Over fifty cannabis farms were located, over 2500 plants and over 100 kilos of cannabis seized. A conservative estimate would be a street value of over I ¾ million pounds
SB v Public Prosecutor, Italy (2022) Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (ongoing)
Representing a requested person facing extradition to Italy. The High Court have certified points of law regarding re-trial rights and trials in absentia