Amanda is a highly respected extradition specialist who has practised almost exclusively in this niche area for a number of years.
She is regularly instructed on behalf of Requesting Governments including the United Arab Emirates, France, Germany and Norway and is preferred Counsel for Hungarian prison conditions cases as well as major cases concerning s.12A of the Act.
For Requested Persons she has acted in cases raising Turkish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Bulgarian and Belgian prison conditions particularly in relation to inadequate provision of physical and mental healthcare and alongside technical arguments under s.2, s.12A and s.20.
Several cases in which Amanda has acted continue to be cited as guideline authorities including Puceviciene & Others v Lithuania & Others  EWHC 1862 (Admin), Szegfu v Hungary  EWHC 1764 (Admin), Fox v Germany  EWHC 3396 (Admin), Sobczyk v Poland  EWHC 3353 (Admin),Purcell & Others v Belgium  EWHC 1981 (Admin), Fuzesi & Balasz v Hungary  EWHC 1885 (Admin) & Szalai & Zabolotnyi v Hungary  EWHC 934 (Admin).
As these cases demonstrate, Amanda is instructed at all levels regularly, including the Divisional Court, both alone and as led junior. She is due to appear before the Supreme Court acting for the Hungarian Government in 2021 when the Court will consider whether extradition can continue in light of present prison conditions.
Defence Extradition Lawyers' Forum
Criminal Bar Association
European Criminal Bar Association
Extradition Lawyers' Association