Amy Sander

Essex Court Chambers

Effective advocacy in inter-state litigation (afternoon panels session, day 2)

Amy is a barrister at Essex Court Chambers (London), where she has developed a significant practice in public international law (PIL). Amy is a member of the United Kingdom (UK) Attorney General’s Specialist PIL Panel of Junior Counsel. She has appeared before the International Court of Justice in numerous cases (representing the Republic of Cyprus, Russia, Japan, Bolivia and Kenya), and represented the UK in the case of Mauritius v UK (UNCLOS). Amy is recommended in the UK Legal Directories as a leading junior for PIL (Chambers and Partners and Legal 500); in the latest entries she is described as “excellent…a very fine, highly intelligent and persuasive advocate” and “impressive, very bright and easy to work with.

She is a Board Member of the Young Public International Law Group and is a member of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law Advisory Panel. From 2008 to 2014, Amy was an Assistant Editor of the European Human Rights Reports. Prior to coming to the Bar, Amy taught PIL at the University of Cambridge. She has a Masters degree in PIL from Cambridge (in which she was awarded a starred first, ranked top in the year).