5 Essex Court

Amy Clarke

Call 2010

"She is very persuasive in her advocacy." "A junior who stands out, partly for being very good with clients and sensitive to their needs."
Chambers UK 2020

Amy accepts instructions across Chambers’ main practice areas with particular interest in police law, inquests and inquiries.

Described by instructing solicitors as “approachable”, “tenacious and persuasive”, Amy primarily represents police forces as well as other public sector organisations such as NHS Trusts.

Amy is currently instructed on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Service. Other recent examples of her work include a multi-track trial examining the use of force by police officers on a blind detainee, judicial review of the use of spitguards, an inquest into the death of a child after contact with the NHS 111 service and misconduct proceedings arising from a death in custody.

Amy frequently provides training on all of Chambers’ areas of practice.

Before being called to the Bar, Amy worked as a Parliamentary Researcher and a Paralegal within a personal injury department.