Amber Almeida

Year of Call: 2016


  • "We are able to offer expertise across
    a number of practice areas in order
    to provide a specialist for any case."

    The Legal 500 (2015)

Education

LLB (Hons) First Class Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University
BPTC (Outstanding) BPP Leeds

Awards/Scholarships

• The Times 2TG National Moot (semi-finalist) 2016
• Gray's Inn National Mooting Competition (semi-finalist) 2015
• BPP Excellence Award (BPTC) 2014
• BPP Regional Programme Leader's Award (BPTC) 2014
• Trapnell Scholar, Rossall School


Professional Memberships

Personal Injury Bar Association
Northern Circuit


  • "We are able to offer expertise across
    a number of practice areas in order
    to provide a specialist for any case."

    The Legal 500 (2015)

Amber has 13 years’ experience in personal injury and insurance litigation, including 6 years’ PQE as a Chartered Legal Executive. Amber was called to the Bar in 2016 and commenced a reduced six month pupillage with Chambers in September 2016. She now takes instructions on the full range of personal injury cases including fast track trials, small claims, Stage 3 hearings, disposal hearings and interlocutory hearings including applications and costs and case management conferences. Amber has also developed a busy paperwork practice, both advisory and drafting. Amber receives instructions from both claimants and defendants and will accept instructions on a Conditional Fee basis where appropriate.

During her practice as a Chartered Legal Executive, Amber worked exclusively in the field of personal injury and insurance litigation for a number of leading firms including BLM and Horwich Farrelly. Most recently at BLM, she supervised a team of specialist lawyers handling fast track and multi-track claims on behalf of the Motor Insurers’ Bureau, involving inherently technical legal and indemnity issues. Amber also has experience of claims involving allegations of dishonesty, complex credit hire, employers’ liability, occupiers’ liability, public liability, product liability and claims against the police. She has an excellent working knowledge of all relevant pre-action protocols and Civil Procedure Rules with particular expertise in claims concerning non-compliance with rules/protocols and associated costs arguments.

Amber has an interest in Court of Protection, clinical negligence, inquests and regulatory and disciplinary work and is keen to develop her practice in these areas.

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