Amy Street

Call 2002

Overview

Amy has been at the forefront of developing case law in the Court of Protection since its inception and was immediately recognised as a leading ‘Band 1’ practitioner when Chambers & Partners introduced the COP category. She was part of the winning team in the Supreme Court in Cheshire West.

Court of Protection

“She’s really clever and understatedly so. Her drafting is brilliant, her advice, both written and oral, is really thorough, and she has very good knowledge of all of the elements of Court of Protection cases.”
Chambers & Partners

Assisted dying challenge in High Court
Noel Conway’s landmark claim attempting to change the law to permit assisted dying is before the High Court this week. Amy Street was instructed by the prospective claimant in the case before starting parental leave.
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experience & expertise

Amy is a leading Court of Protection practitioner with a reputation for work on novel and complex legal and ethical issues. She has particular expertise on deprivation of liberty and other human rights issues.

reported cases and selected other work of note

Amy has appeared in leading cases at appellate level as well as at first instance.

recommendations

“She’s got a brain the size of a planet, and she’s an extremely smooth and persuasive advocate.”  “She is also hugely adept at handling high-profile and urgent medical treatment matters.”
Chambers & Partners

“She is well prepared, very energetic, works very hard and her court orders are very good. She is outstandingly clear.” “Has all the facts at her fingertips and is prepared in great detail. An extremely helpful and co-operative opponent.”
Chambers & Partners

“She’s appropriately persistent in court, and particularly good with intricate legal complexities.”
Chambers & Partners 

“Popular with the Official Solicitor, and a leading Court of Protection practitioner who has acted in a string of landmark cases. She has marked strength in deprivation of liberty matters and human rights issues. ‘Her knowledge of human rights law brings an added dimension to her Court of Protection work.'”
Chambers & Partners

“Also at this set is Amy Street, who is a recognised leader on Court of Protection matters concerning health and welfare. She recently acted in G v E, Manchester City Council & F, a case which focused on a local authority’s removal of a disabled man from his foster mother. Sources praise her for being, ‘just so approachable and having a good understanding of clients’ needs.'”
Chambers & Partners 

publications

Ongoing: Law reporter and commentator, Medical Law Reports

Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law, Bloomsbury Professional, 3rd Edition (2016), co-author