Amanda has a broad range of expertise and experience in advising UK and international clients on trust, general estate and tax planning, working also with executors of large and complex cross border estates. She recently provided advice involving the successful application for conditional exemption from inheritance tax and the establishment of a maintenance fund for a large historic house and its chattels. Amanda also acts for the trustees of numerous trusts with underlying assets or businesses ranging from several million to over £100m and enjoys working with a wide range of private clients, both UK and non-UK domiciled individuals with multi-jurisdictional estates. A member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Amanda writes a monthly student column for their STEP Journal.

Amanda has a degree in Arabic and other Middle Eastern languages. Before qualifying as a lawyer, she lived in the Middle East for several years where she specialised in legal and oil industry translation. She also speaks good conversational French.