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Amber read law at the University of the West of England, Bristol and completed the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law, London. She was called to the London Bar by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in 1998 and to the Gibraltar Bar in 1999. In 2002 she read her Masters Degree in Law at Bristol University. On returning to Gibraltar she became Senior Associate at Triay & Triay, a post she held for almost 7 years, followed by 3 years with Stephen Bullock & Co.
During her time on the Rock, Amber has represented clients before the Magistrates Court, Supreme Court and Industrial Tribunal. Her experience includes acting as junior counsel in two local murder cases (one of domestic violence), winning a landmark case of clinical negligence against the GHA and the first sex discrimination case held on the Rock since the 1980's in the Industrial Tribunal for compensation for a pregnancy related dismissal.
Amber is committed to improving the quality of life of others. She has 25 years hands-on experience of participating in, producing or directing social, educational and cultural projects supporting either local charities or associations. Some of these projects were supported by the Ministries for Education, Culture and Family and Youth & Community Affairs.
In 2001, together with her good friend Eric Rowbottom, she co-founded Gibraltar’s Shopmobility Centre. Later, in 2012 she took up the position of lawyer for the Spanish registered charity SIS which raises funds for community projects worldwide. That same year Amber co-organised Young Explorers Workshops for children with special needs, produced Jamie Catto’s workshop for personal development www.jamiecatto.com , assisted Menis Yousry from the Essence Foundation at Advanced Level Family Therapy and helped rescue the imminent closure of Hogar Betania, a homeless shelter in La Linea together with SIS and Richard Cropper from Tiger Web Design.