Amy joined John Connolly & Partners in January 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Business (with Distinction).
She works with the Partners and our clients across all aspects of the business, including communications strategy development and coordination for clients in media, sport, banking and resources and high-profile transactions and corporate crises; litigation support for class actions, actions involving regulators and large commercial disputes; delivery of communications collateral, issues monitoring and research for boards and senior executives representing multinational corporations.
Prior to joining the firm, Amy practised as a lawyer for four years including at one of Australia’s top tier law firms, where she assisted on large-scale commercial litigation and high-profile corporate transactions including the privatisation of Port Botany and Port Kembla – the largest ever NSW government transaction in terms of net proceeds. She then worked for leading intellectual property law firm Simpsons Solicitors, acting for prominent brands, organisations and individuals, government institutions, museums and galleries and providing advice on intellectual property, litigation, corporate and publishing.
In 2015, Amy moved to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a producer where she researched and developed news content and interviews across a number of programs at ABC News 24.
Amy is a member of the Management Committee of Australia’s largest and most successful community radio station FBi Radio, where she also regularly presents including interviews with local and international recording artists.