Miss Amanda Nanhoo-Robinson Gray's Inn

Membership Status: Barrister - Full Member

General Information

Amanda is a commercial lawyer with an emphasis on employment law and discrimination who works throughout the UK. 

Called to the bar at Gray's Inn in 2000, Amanda has over 20 years of experience in the employment tribunal and over 18 years of experience in civil and commercial litigation. After completing her undergraduate and master's degrees in Law and Legal Studies, Amanda read degree-level Latin while she worked as a volunteer legal advisor for the Citizens Advice Bureau. Within months, she was trained as the Employment Rights Officer, representing clients in tribunal proceedings. Her first court/tribunal hearing was in the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Amanda dealt with over 70 employment law cases before she even attended Bar School.

Amanda is down-to-earth and direct with her advice. She is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme and is an Accredited Mediator. She has experience working for SMEs, companies, media personalities and individuals.

Areas of law

Employment Law

With over 20 years of experience in employment law, Amanda has worked throughout the UK and represented claimants and respondents in every area of employment law, including:

Amanda has represented clients in multi-claimant cases, including 20 claimants in an insolvency matter and defending a pensions issue involving over 11,000 employees. Her work includes regulatory advice/compliance and personal injury in the context of employment law. She does not accept instructions for stand-alone personal injury or pension matters.

Civil & Commercial Litigation

Amanda has 18 years of experience in civil and commercial litigation and particularly enjoys jurisdiction arguments and strike out applications, complex legal applications and challenges, injunctive proceedings, judicial review proceedings, human rights arguments, and contractual disputes. Her cases have included:

Entertainment Law

Amanda has worked for actors, musicians and a music company on entertainment law work, including:

She is the private lawyer for Navi and the lawyer for Showtime Productions Ltd, and is involved (non-legal capacity) with the entertainment industry.

Education

Personal Interests

Amanda spends her spare time painting and writing. Her paintings are available for sale publicly, and she has written several books, including Brexit A2Z: Facts Not Fiction (designed for lay people). Her articles regularly appear in the Yorkshire Bylines, and she has co-authored a series of articles with David Wolchover for the New Law Journal. Amanda also writes fiction and edits screenplays, usually under a pseudonym.

Feedback

I would highly recommend Amanda to any company or HR professional who requires a Barrister for Employment Tribunal proceedings. She is very direct, confident, knowledgeable, and thorough. She explained the whole process clearly and I felt very comfortable throughout the process that I was in safe hands. The case and the claimant was very challenging but Amanda handled it all fairly with professionalism and tact.

Deborah Nichol Head of Human Resources

I am very grateful to Clerksroom and Amanda. Amanda was able to offer me legal advice within 48 hours of being instructed, and as a result I was able to resolve a very stressful legal dispute that I was involved in. Amanda listened to my concerns and explained her advice in a way that a litigant in person, like myself, could understand. I would highly recommend her.

DM Direct Access Client

Amanda provided a first-class service from the minute I appointed her to represent me, she gave clear and concise advice. The law can be a very complex and she made what was confusing seem clear for the first time in a long time. I would have no hesitation in recommending Amanda, her approach and calmness helped to calm me, which is all I really needed at the time.

GL Public Access Client

‘At all times, Amanda gave me the utmost confidence that I was getting the best possible advice. I found her enthusiasm to be a great comfort. My questions about the rights I have under employment law and best possible strategy for my particular case and circumstances, were answered clearly, with options given and reasons why I might choose one or the other. I learnt a great deal from Amanda's advice that gives me renewed confidence on what I need to be aware of in my future relationships with employers. Also, as I am now making the transition to business owner, I am also much better prepared in terms of the duties and responsibilities I have towards my own employees. Overall, I was extremely satisfied with the service from Clerksroom. I certainly recommend Amanda unreservedly to anyone needing support and representation in employment cases.’

MC Direct Access Client

Publications

Publications

Miss Amanda Nanhoo-Robinson

phone01823 247 247

Amanda.Robinson@clerksroom.com

Qualified in 2000