Amy Proferes


Year of Call: 2012

“Intelligent and commercially astute, she is very good at papers, an excellent advocate and approachable with lay clients and those instructing alike.”

Client

Practice Overview

Amy has a broad commercial Chancery practice, with a particular interest in traditional Chancery work, and appears regularly in the County Courts and High Court. She acted as junior counsel for the claimants in Republic of Djibouti v Boreh, a multi-million pound international fraud claim heard over ten weeks in the Commercial Court in autumn 2015. She became a tenant at Serle Court in October 2014 following the successful completion of pupillage.

Before coming to the Bar, Amy worked at a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm specialising in aerospace and industrials, following postgraduate studies in History & Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University.

Amy acts as a debating mentor to BPTC students at Lincoln's Inn. She was elected to the Inn's Bar Representative Committee in 2016 and currently sits on the Estates Committee.

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Serle Court hosted another very successful International Trusts and Commercial Litigation conference, this year taking place at the InterContinental New... Read More

    News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference - New York - Update

    As we announced earlier this year, Serle Court’s International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference will take place... Read More

  • Events

    Property Law Update 2018 - 7th November

    Location: The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1RQ. Read More

    Events

    Property Seminar

    Location: Serle Court, 6 New Square, London, WC2A 3QS Read More

Education & Qualifications

Birkbeck, University of London: Accelerated LLB (First)
City University: BPTC (Very Competent)
Harvard University: Doctoral work in History & Middle Eastern Studies
Harvard University: MA Middle Eastern Studies
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London: MA Islamic Art and Archaeology (Merit)
Harvard University: BA Sociology (cum laude)

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association
COMBAR
Property Bar Association
Young Fraud Lawyers Association
Liberty

BSB Registration

Amy Linnea Proferes

Prizes

Wolfson Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Hardwicke Award, Lincoln’s Inn
Pearson Publication Prize for best overall result in LLB, Birkbeck
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships during doctoral work, US Department of Education
Winner, Atkin’s Court Forms Moot, 2012 (judged by Lord Neuberger)

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Serle Court hosted another very successful International Trusts and Commercial Litigation conference, this year taking place at the InterContinental New... Read More

    News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference - New York - Update

    As we announced earlier this year, Serle Court’s International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference will take place... Read More

  • Events

    Property Law Update 2018 - 7th November

    Location: The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1RQ. Read More

    Events

    Property Seminar

    Location: Serle Court, 6 New Square, London, WC2A 3QS Read More