Amelia’s litigation dispute resolution practice specialises in insurance law and medical malpractice.
Her expertise includes advice on insurance regulatory aspects, insurance claims (including marine) and cover disputes, subrogated recoveries, broker liability, dental and medical disputes and consumer protection.
Amelia represents the majority of the leading insurance companies, health care providers and security service providers in the country.
She obtained an LLB (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria in 2005 and a LLM in Insurance Law (cum laude) from the University of South Africa in 2010.
Amelia regularly speaks at conferences and writes articles on consumer protection and insurance-related matters.
Amelia's recent experience includes:
defending an insurance company facing a large fire claim, resulting in the claim being withdrawn;
advising a large cosmetics house on product recall matters and contractual disputes;
giving regulatory and compliance advice to various brokers, underwriting managers and insurers, specifically on the binder regulations; and
assisting in representing a dentist in a Health Professions Council complaint, which was withdrawn.