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About Amelia

Amelia is a partner in the Dispute Resolution team, specialising in commercial litigation.

Amelia is technically and intellectually excellent, being Oxbridge educated, city trained, and also having worked internationally.  She combines this knowledge with a commercial focus, aided by her experiences working in-house, and has a wonderful nature with clients, being described as “hugely supportive”.

Amelia has extensive experience in commercial disputes, including those within the marine, real estate and construction, healthcare, sports & leisure, marine, aviation, IT, retail, telecommunications and employment sectors.  She is able to advise on all contentious matters, ranging from complex multi-party litigation to giving individuals tailored advice about how best to achieve their objectives.

Amelia is recognised in the Legal 500 as a “Key Lawyer” and has been praised for her “impeccable case management”’.


  • Commercial Disputes

    Disputes relating to quality, conformance, performance, delay and pricing.

  • Contractual Disputes

    Complex contractual disputes, including relating to misrepresentation, interpretation, performance including non-payment, and termination.

  • Civil Procedure & Court work

    Perhaps unusually in the local area, Amelia has a wealth of experience within the Court system, having experience in the County Court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.  Last year, she successfully took two trials through the courts to successful judgments in her clients’ favour, and successfully defended an appeal.  She has brought claims from the pre-action stage, through to judgment, appeal and ultimately enforcement.

  • Negligence Claims

    Advising in relation to all tortious and professional negligence claims.

  • Construction Disputes

    Advising parties on a full range of construction disputes including architects and solicitors’ negligence arising out of major construction projects, with experience in adjudications.

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Hugely experienced using different methods of ADR, including negotiations, without prejudice offers, mediation, adjudication, expert determination and arbitration to achieve the best possible outcome for clients at the earliest opportunity and at the least cost.

  • Marine

    Contentious marine matters, particularly the leisure marine and superyacht sectors.

  • Property Litigation

    Claims in nuisance, negligence and contract.  Advice in respect of landlord and tenant disputes, management disputes, dilapidation claims and repairing obligations, restrictive covenants, prescriptive rights, boundary disputes, party wall matters, trespassers, leasehold matters, rights of way issues, rent and service charge recovery, and real estate related insolvency issues.

  • Intellectual Property

  • Director & Shareholder Disputes

  • Partnership Disputes

  • Charity Disputes

  • Planning Disputes

In Practice

  • Commercial Disputes

    £5.1m dispute with a mortgage provider as to repayment terms, and successfully negotiating a re-mortgage for the client.

    £2.5m claim relating to introduction fees payable in setting up a new joint venture.

    An international dispute for USD1.2m relating to a contract for provision of aircraft parts, including insolvency aspects relating to the buyer.

    A highly contentious dispute as to whether payment was due in relation to goods that our client alleged were faulty.

  • Professional Negligence

    Negotiating a claim against a solicitor’s firm relating to an avoidable inheritance tax burden.

    Successfully negotiating a settlement in a highly contentious case involving professional negligence of a rights to light surveyor.

  • Fraud

    Representing a client who was defrauded into transferring his business and personal assets.

  • Construction

    Advising on a multi-million-pound dispute relating to issues with the construction of commercial property, resulting in a successful adjudication for our client.

  • Intellectual Property

    Defending a claim against a shopping retailer in relation to allegations against our client of counterfeit goods and breach of IP.  Onward liability established against our client’s supplier and successfully negotiating a settlement whilst retaining the ongoing commercial relationship with the retailer.

  • Employment

    Advising an employer as to its rights to enforce post-termination restrictive covenants.

  • Marine

    Acting for an international ship owner with regards to the insolvency of a shipping yard.

  • Nuisance

    Representing the insurer of a homeowner in a nuisance claim relating to an oil spill and settling the dispute in record time.

  • Boundary Disputes & Trespass Claims

    Undertaking successful adverse possession and trespass claims on behalf of both claimant and defendant and advising on determining boundaries.

Recommendations for Amelia

"Your help on [the] matter was first class from start to finish. I shall certainly contact you again if I need advice on a legal matter. And I shall recommend you to anyone who wants to know of a good solicitor.”

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