Year of Call: 2012
Amy has a broad commercial Chancery practice and appears regularly in the County Courts and High Court, primarily unled. She has particular interests in property, wills and probate, and civil fraud, and is experienced in dealing with cases where these areas overlap. She is ranked as a leading junior in Private Client: Trusts and Probate by Legal 500.
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.
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)
Chancery Bar Association
Property Bar Association
Young Fraud Lawyers Association
Amy Linnea Proferes
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)
Mentioned in Daily Mail article: 'GP and three village pensioners accused of harassing multi-millionaire neighbours are sued for £1.3M', May 2023
'A long lease breach? Be specific!' article for New Law Journal, 25 September 2020
'Farming inheritance battle urges farmers to ensure will preparation' article for Farmers Guardian, 22 May 2020