Amy Woolfson (Third Six Pupil)

Third Six Pupil

Year of Call: 2017

Amy is a third six pupil and accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ areas of practice.

Overview

Amy joined 5SAH after completing an 18-month pupillage at a leading set of criminal chambers. She prosecutes and defends in a wide range of criminal cases, and has represented regulators and registrants in fitness to practise hearings.

Amy is keen to extend her practice into Chambers’ other areas of practice, in particular extradition. She is supervised by Ben Keith who is a specialist in Extradition and International law.

Additional information

Amy had a varied and successful career before coming to the Bar, including working as an adviser to a Member of Parliament for 5 years, and conducting research into the reform of the Official Secrets Acts for the Law Commission.

An active volunteer, Amy is an Independent Visitor with Action for Children, providing friendship and support to young people in care.

Professional Appointments and Memberships

  • CPS Advocate Panel Member Grade 1.
  • Government Legal Department, Junior Junior scheme.

Education

  • LLM, Harvard Law School.
  • BPTC (Very Competent), BPP Law School.
  • LLB Hons (First Class), Open University.

Awards

  • Advocacy Award, Criminal Bar Association.
  • Kennedy Scholarship, Kennedy Memorial Trust.
  • Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple.
  • Excellence Award, BPP Law School.

Professional Discipline & Regulatory + View All Specialist Areas

Amy has extensive experience of professional discipline and regulatory cases. She has been instructed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Royal College of Nursing in cases ranging from interim order applications to substantive fitness to practise hearings.