Amanda is our Principal Knowledge Lawyer and leads the training and know-how function for the firm and its clients.
A key part of Amanda’s role involves supporting BDBF’s lawyers to maintain a first-class and up-to-date knowledge of employment law and providing them with the resources to deliver the best service to clients. In addition, Amanda directly supports BDBF’s clients in a number of ways including through the delivery of regular seminars and training events.
Amanda is an experienced trainer and public speaker in all types of formats, from one-to-one sessions and round-table events to large conferences. For example, she has delivered presentations for the Industrial Law Society, the Employment Lawyers Association, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Work and Families at the Houses of Parliament and the European Employment Lawyers Association.
Amanda is also a regular contributor to legal and HR journals and magazines including ELA Briefing, Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and the Medico-Legal Journal. She is also a member of Lexis PSL’s expert panel of contributors and Daniel Barnett’s panel of contributors for his well-known employment law updates. She has also featured as a speaker on Daniel Barnett’s podcast, Employment Law Matters.
Amanda also supports the BDBF team with media commentary, including to outlets such as the Financial Times, BBC Radio London, The Times, Sky News and Financial News.
Amanda has been shortlisted for Knowledge Lawyer of the Year at the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022.