Amy Kisser > Chambers of Tim Amos QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Tim Amos QC
Queen Elizabeth Building (QEB)
QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9BS
England
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Position

Recommended as a leading junior barrister in family law in The Legal 500 UK and Chambers UK, Amy’s practice encompasses all aspects of private family law, including divorce, finance (for married parties after an English or foreign divorce; for unmarried cohabitees and for unmarried parents), and private law children matters. She regularly acts in cases with a foreign/intemational element (including jurisdiction disputes) and complex financial arrangements (including company, trust and tax issues). Amy has experience in all levels of tribunal up to and including the Supreme Court, and recently acted as Tim Amos QC’s junior in the supreme court in Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited [2013] UKSC 34. Amy has been described as ‘a standout junior; the quality of her work is superb’ (The Legal 500 2014) and ‘a prodigy. She is supremely clever and has the intellect of somèone many years more experienced than her’ (Chambers UK 2015).

Career

Called 2009; Inner Temple; Tenant QEB 2010. Reported cases: Prest v Petrodel Resourses Limited [20131 UKSC 34. Publications: ‘Search Orders and Preservation Injunctions After Imerman’ 2011] Fam Law 54 with Saima Younis; ‘Appealing an Order Out of Time in Proceedings for a Financial Remedy’ Practical Law Practice Note and ‘setting Aside an Order in Proceedings for a Financial Remedy’ Practical Law practice with Tristan Harvey.

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association.

Education

Wallington High School for Girls; Oxford University (2006 BA Jurisprudence (First Class); 2007 BCL, Bachelor of Civil Law (Distinction)); BPP Law School (BVC (Outstanding)); awarded an exhibition award and a Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Scholarship by Inner Temple; received an Inner Temple prize for outstanding achievement in the BVC.

Leisure

Travelling, learning about new cultures, theatre, reading, swimming.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Amy KisserQueen Elizabeth Building (QEB)Her down to earth, no-nonsense approach instils the confidence of the client and the court. A determined advocate whose paperwork is always on point too.