Year of Admission
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Fields of practice
- Administrative Law
- Immigration and Refugee Law
- Banking, Contract and Property Law
- Constitutional and Human Rights Law
- Family Law
“Refugees, Rights & Wrongs : Observations on the inefficient processing of Asylum Seeker & Refugee Applications by the Department of Home Affairs” – paper presented at the “Twenty Years of South African Constitutionalism Conference” hosted by the New York Law School, November 2014.
Mbatha and Others v City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality and Others (40067/2014)  ZAGPJHC 370;  1 All SA 575 (GJ); 2015 (4) SA 591 (GJ) (5 December 2014)
- BA LLB, University of the Witwatersrand – 2006
- BA Hons, University of the Witwatersrand – 2007
- LLB, University of the Witwatersrand – 2009
- Certificate – Advanced Administrative Law – 2016
Brief curriculum vitae:
Amelia obtained her LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand pursuant to a BA and BA Honours with a focus on International Relations. She was accepted directly to the Johannesburg Bar and completed pupillage and joined the Bar in 2010.
Although she has a general civil litigation practice with experience in Banking, Contractual, Family and Property law, her particular areas of focus are in fields of Administrative and Public Interest law.
Amelia is a part time lecturer at Wits University, was previously nominated as Pro Bono Advocate of the year, and was the first Baha’i Advocate in South Africa. She is also a member of Advocates For Transformation and sits on the Transformation Committee of the Johannesburg Bar (2018)