Amalea was called to the Bar in July 2018 and is an assistant advocate in the Barristers team based in the Birmingham office. Amalea will be predominantly prosecuting on cases for a government regulator covering misconduct matters. Prior to joining the firm, Amalea would be predominantly found at the county court covering various types of civil cases. Amalea was awarded the Benefactors scholarship from the Honourable society of the Middle Temple in 2016.
Amalea has completed her training as an IMHA (Independent Mental Health Advocate) and IMCA (Independent Mental Capacity Advocate) whilst working as a Statutory Advocate for a charitable organisation prior to joining Browne Jacobson. With her working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Mental Health Act 1983 and Care Act 2014, she has supported a variety of vulnerable individuals (subject to DoLS and Community DoL) raising appeals in the Court of Protection on their behalf alongside supporting individuals who are detained under the Mental Health Act to understand their rights and raise appeals to the Mental Health Tribunal.
Amalea is currently completing her Level 2 British Sign Language course and aims to continue expanding her knowledge within this language with the hope of incorporating this into her practice.
Successfully obtained an extension to an exclusion order including the full borough resulting in arrest should the Defendant enter any part of the Borough.
Supporting Partner research surrounding Capacity to consent following a medical procedure.
“I instructed Amalea to represent my Client at an application hearing in which we sought to increase the size of the exclusion zone in respect of an injunction. Amalea was friendly, approachable and thorough in her preparation which was reflected with a great result for the Client.”