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Amanda Hadkiss

Call 2014

ahadkiss@maitlandchambers.com

Amanda joined Chambers in October 2016 following successful completion of her pupillage at Maitland. During pupillage she gained experience of a wide range of Chambers’ work, including commercial and contractual disputes, real estate, insolvency, and company and partnership matters. During pupillage Amanda was supervised by Benjamin John, Thomas Munby, Fiona Dewar and David Mumford QC.

Amanda read History at Queens’ College, Cambridge, before attaining her GDL and BPTC qualifications. After her undergraduate degree she undertook an internship at the Texas Defender Service in Austin, Texas, during which she assisted US attorneys representing defendants facing the death penalty.

During her GDL studies she taught debating skills to prisoners through the Gray’s Inn “Vocalise” programme and acted as a pro bono legal adviser. During her BPTC year she volunteered as a trainee duty adviser for repossession hearings at a County Court. Before commencing pupillage she worked as a Legal Researcher at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP specialising in EU sanctions and extradition matters.

Qualifications
BPTC, Outstanding, Kaplan Law School
GDL, Merit, City Law School
MA (Cantab), History, First Class

Awards
Gray’s Inn Bedingfield Scholarship (2013)
Kaplan Law School Advocacy Scholarship (2013)
Gray’s Inn David Karmel Award (2012)
Queens’ College Bachelor Scholarship (2012)

Languages
German (intermediate)

Memberships
COMBAR
Chancery Bar Association