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Amy Rumble

Called 2017

Amy joined chambers in 2018 following successful completion of pupillage under the supervision of Seamus Sweeney and Tim Wilkinson. She is a civil practitioner with a busy employment and personal injury practice.

Amy continues to develop a successful employment practice and enjoys advising and drafting as well as representing clients at preliminary hearings and final hearings.

Amy is regularly instructed in all areas of personal injury and undertakes small claims, fast track trials, CMCs and application hearings. Amy will frequently draft advice, pleadings and schedules.

Prior to starting pupillage Amy studied Law at Queen Mary University of London and gained First Class awards in Medical Law and Company Law. Amy also competed in advocacy competitions at an international level and enjoyed her time advising on employment law matters at a Legal Advice Centre.

Amy has previously professionally trained as an actress at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA). In her spare time Amy enjoys going to the theatre, as well as playing netball, surfing and exploring the North East coast with her dog.

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Areas Of Expertise

Areas of Expertise
Personal Injury
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Amy has gained experience working on:

  • Road Traffic Accidents;
  • Credit Hire;
  • Fraud and Fundamental dishonesty;
  • Occupiers’ liability;
  • Employers’ liability;
  • Flight delay claims

Amy is regularly instructed in small claims, fast track trials, CMCs and application hearings. Amy will frequently draft advice, pleadings and schedues.

 

Employment
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Whilst under supervision of Seamus Sweeney, Amy had a focus on the following areas of employment law:

  • Unfair and wrongful dismissals;
  • Discrimination;
  • Harassment and victimisation;
  • TUPE and Equal Pay Claims.

Amy asissted in all areas of work and in preparation for two appeal hearings at the Employment Appeal Tribunal. 

 

Amy has continued to grow her own successful employment practice. She is happy to provide advice and representation at all stages of claim.

Examples of work: 

  •  Representation at hearings which require the tribunal to consider jurisdiction and applications to extend time. Amy has sucessfully argued this point for both Respondent and Claimant parties - see Mr John Smith v  Northumberland County Council 
  •  Representation at Unfair dismissal hearings - see Mr S Young v Mike Pulman Limited 
  •  Advising and representing in claims that allege multiple allegations of discrimination, harrassment and victimisation
  • Advising and representing in claims concerning employee status 
  • Acting as a junior in preparation for a multi-day whistlblowing and vicitimisation claim. Amy worked on a tight timescale to assist in identifying relevant witnesses and narrowing issues. Amy undertook multiple conferences within the workplace and assisted in preparing 14 witness statements.

 

 

 

Recommendations
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Amy recieves possitive feedback from both solicitors and lay clients. 

"Amy was courteous and friendly. Her calm, patient manner was a great help to me along with her knowledge of the law."

"Amy made me feel at ease in the court room which can be quite nerve racking at times." 

"Parklane Plowden and particularly Amy have a very bright future." 

"My client emailed me to say that her barrister, Miss Amy Rumble, was brilliant." 

Notable Cases
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Successfully defended a claim for unfair dismissal - Mr S Young v Mike Pulman Limited 

Successfully struck out claims for wrongful dismissal and unfair dismissal - Mr John Smith v  Northumberland County Council 

Successful defence at a preliminary hearing dealing with jurisdiction - Mr D Hayden v Hain Daniels Group Limited 

Representation at a reconsideration hearing concluding in Judgment being revoked - Mr S McGirr v Limencello Limited

 

Scholarships/Awards
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  • Reader's Scholarship, Middle Temple (2016)
  • Advocacy Scholarship, BPP University (2016)
Appointments
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  • ADR-ODR Civil-Commercial Mediator (2017)
  • Advocate for the Communities Empowerment Network (CEN)
  • Judge at D.M Harish International Moot Court Competition (Mumbai).
Personal Details
Education

BPTC, Very Competent, BPP Holborn (2016-2017), LLB (Hons) Queen Mary University of London (2.1) (2013-2016)

Professional Associations

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple; 

Employment Lawyers Association;

The North of England Medico-Legal Society;

The Industiral Law Society. 

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