Amy Levitt became a member of Chambers in April 2017, after successfully completing her pupillage under the supervision of Nicholas De La Poer.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Amy was a para-legal with Squire Patton Boggs. Amy was also an intern at Glade Michel Wirtz in Düsseldorf and spent a year studying German Law at Universität Trier, Germany.
Amy regularly appears in the Magistrates, Youth and Crown Courts on behalf of both the defence and Crown Prosecution Service. Amy has conducted a number of trials and sentencing hearings in the Magistrates Court including matters of violence, sexual assault, theft, harassment and various road traffic offences. Amy has experience of dealing with cases involving young and vulnerable victims.
Amy often represents both Applicants in applications for, and contested hearings concerning, non-molestation and occupation orders under the Family Law Act 1996. Amy has experience of conducting complex final hearings concerning numerous allegations.
Amy has experience of representing the Local Authority at case management and directions hearings, as well as representing Respondents and Children’s Guardians in contested final hearings.
Amy is regularly instructed in a range of private law proceedings under the Children Act 1989, representing both Applicants and Respondents. Amy has represented parents alleged to have sexually abused their own children, and parents whose children have made allegations of sexual abuse.
Amy has appeared in multiple road traffic trials for both claimants and defendants. Amy also composes advices in relation to road traffic accidents and has experience of stage 3 hearings.