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Amy Pascoe

Graduate Lawyer, PhD Candidate

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Amy was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia on 1 August 2016. 

Amy completed her Bachelor of Laws with Honours at Murdoch University in November 2015, receiving First Class Honours for her Thesis on uplift fees in Australia. As a result of her high academic achievement, she has been granted an Australian Post Graduate Award to complete a PhD on scholarship through Murdoch University. Amy's PhD research examines the introduction of contingency fees in Australia.  In July 2016 she received the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence at Murdoch University.  The prestigious award is presented to students who are placed in the top 2% of graduates and who have achieved a minimum of 15 credit points of High Distinction within the review period.

In addition to her LLB studies at Murdoch University, Amy has also completed part of a Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice from Griffith University (2012). During her studies she gained significant work experience as a legal research clerk for Senior Counsel and at various law firms.  Amy joined Coulson Legal in July 2015, and assists in difficult legal matters, drawing submissions, and providing research notes in particular areas of costs law.

Amy is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia, and became a member of the Law Society’s Costs Committee in 2016. When she is not dedicated to study or work, Amy enjoys camping holidays with her family, boating and on occasion completes in running events with a team from Coulson Legal.  In 2016, she placed 2nd in the Avon Descent.