Amanda has been a London magistrate for 18 years and is a chairman in the Central London Magistrates’ Adult and Youth courts. She is also the lead magistrate for the domestic abuse court, sits on Crown court appeals, mentors new JPs and gives workshops on the criminal justice system to London school children.
Amanda spent much of her childhood living in Hong Kong, America and Australia, returning to the UK for secondary school. She studied Natural Sciences, then Law at Trinity College Cambridge and qualified as a solicitor at Allen & Overy.
She is married with four children and lives in Barnes. Both of her daughters were pupils at Bute House and her two sons attended both Colet Court and St Paul’s.
Amanda has sung in the Bach Choir and a quartet group called ‘the High Heels’ for many years. She enjoys running and cycling with her two fox red Labradors and travelling extensively with her family.
Amanda is the Safeguarding Governor and Chair of the Education Committee.