Amy Street

Call 2002


Amy has been instructed in high profile public law and human rights cases involving the police, and has frequently appeared at appellate level. She also has wide-ranging experience of other aspects of police law. She is regularly instructed to work on novel or complex points of law.


Austin v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
Amy was part of the successful team instructed by the Metropolitan Police in this House of Lords test case

“She is incredibly bright, measured, thorough and pragmatic”
Chambers & Partners

experience & expertise

Amy has acted in high profile litigation involving the police and has expertise on a wide range of police law issues.

reported cases and selected other work of note

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


“‘Bright, keen and extremely user-friendly’, Amy Street is…a recognised figure rising to prominence in the field. She has particular expertise in human rights law as it applies to police law, civil actions, judicial review and disciplinary cases.” 
Chambers & Partners

“Sought after for police misconduct proceedings.” 
The Legal 500

“Also popular is Amy Street, who is singled out for her expertise in human rights cases relating to police law. She acted as a junior to [John] Beggs in Francis v Thames Valley Police, which was a successful defence to allegations of gratuitous attacks and racism by officers. “
Chambers & Partners

“Amy Street is viewed as ‘a straight down the line, no-nonsense advocate, who is building a highly impressive practice.’ She focuses on judicial reviews and also represents many forces in civil actions and disciplinary work. As an indication of the strides she is making, she appeared in the Austin v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis case.” 
Chambers & Partners