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 and appears regularly in the County Courts and High Court. She has particular interests in property, wills and probate, and civil fraud, and is experienced in dealing with cases where these areas overlap.

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 is an advocacy tutor at Lincoln's Inn and also helps run the Inn's debating society.

News & Events

  • News

    Amy Proferes discusses “A long lease breach? Be specific!” for New Law Journal

    Amy Proferes has written an article for the New Law Journal titled “A long lease breach? Be specific!”.... Read More

    News

    Amy Proferes discusses Wills v Sowray [2020] EWHC 939 (Ch) for Farmers Guardian

    Amy Proferes comments on the recent decision in Wills v Sowray [2020] EWHC 939 (Ch) in an article for Farmers Guardian. Amy... Read More

  • Events

    Practical Property Litigation in our first Covid Winter

    Location: Online via Zoom Read More

    Events

    PBA Conference - Property Development: obstacles, restrictions and pitfalls

    Location: Online via Zoom 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
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

    Amy Proferes discusses “A long lease breach? Be specific!” for New Law Journal

    Amy Proferes has written an article for the New Law Journal titled “A long lease breach? Be specific!”.... Read More

    News

    Amy Proferes discusses Wills v Sowray [2020] EWHC 939 (Ch) for Farmers Guardian

    Amy Proferes comments on the recent decision in Wills v Sowray [2020] EWHC 939 (Ch) in an article for Farmers Guardian. Amy... Read More

  • Events

    PBA Conference - Property Development: obstacles, restrictions and pitfalls

    Location: Online via Zoom Read More

    Events

    Serle Court 4th International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2019 (New York)

    Location: Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York Read More