In 1995 whilst studying for her bar exams Amelia Fosuhene started as a paralegal for the law rm David Purcell and Co in London where she worked in civil litigation, family and immigration law. She was called the Bar of England and Wales in 1996. Shortly after she left the UK and worked for the Attorney General’s Department in Australia as the personal assistant to the director of the Victims Compensation Tribunal in Sydney.
On her return to the UK in 1997 she completed her pupillage, joining Temple Gardens, Chambers of Dermot Wright, where she quickly became one of the highest earning junior tenants by branching out into all areas of law and showing a natural ability to maintain caseloads in dierent areas of law at very high levels. Her areas of practice were Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Immigration. She quickly developed a following of solicitors who consistently instructed her due to her rapport with both professional and lay clients. In 2004 she left 3 Temple Gardens and joined one of the Top ten chambers in the UK, Carmelite Chambers. At Carmelite Chambers she became well known as a no nonsense, fearless advocate and was regularly instructed to represent clients in the most serious and dicult positions.
Her extensive experience includes:
ATTORNEYATLAW (CAYMAN ISLANDS)
BARRISTER OF THE BAR OF ENGLAND & WALES (PRACTISING)
High Court work: Judicial Review, Writs of Habeas Corpus, Appeals to the Criminal Case Review Commission, Immigration High Court Judicial Reviews. UK High Court Divorce Civil Appeals in the High Court and Criminal Appeals in the Court of Appeal of England and Wales.
ASSOCIATE TENANT AT CARMELITE CHAMBERS
Notable cases: n R v H – Court of Appeal - Successful appeal against conviction n R v Mascoll – Criminal Case Review Commission - successful in persuading
CCRC to review CCTV in a murder case n R v Weatherman – Proceeds of Crime involving an entire family over 7 years. n Large scale international fraud conspiracy.
General Crime: Multiple murder cases at the Central Criminal Court or“Old Bailey”, Including the largest multi defendant murder case ever held in the UK. Terrorism, International HumanTracking conspiracies and large scale International Drugs Importation, Serious Sexual oences, HighValue Robberies, Large Scale Public Disorder including several clients in the Civil unrest in the UK in 2011.
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R v O – “Railway children” - the largest murder trial in UK involving 22 defendants R v Nuza – Acquittal – Human tracking of Lithuanian prostitutes R v Jerome Williams – Acquittal Murder at Central Criminal Court
– Defence of the “He ran into the knife 3 times” R v B – Ram raider gang robbery of Tiany s Jewelry store in Bond Street London
White Collar Crime, involvement in many cases involving multi million pound frauds within the Private and Public sector, money laundering, VAT frauds, all aspects of proceeds of crime.
R v Costly – Organised large scale international passport fraud to facilitate
entry into the UK, involving local government employees R v Townsend – Intricate frau , involving banks, A , tax, stocks and share
Family law: Divorce proceedings including ancillary relief. All child care matters.
Tippett Wilson v Tippet Wilson – Ancillary relief proceedings Eddings – Contested divorce proceedings in the High Court
Civil Litigation: Amelia also undertakes Personal Injury, general civil matters, including civil actions against the police. 6
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