Amelia Smith

Admiralty & Maritime


Class Actions


Commissions of Inquiry

Competition (Antitrust)

Consumer Protection

Corporate Reconstruction & Insolvency





Amelia was admitted to practice in 2011 and called to the Bar in 2017. She accepts briefs in a wide range of practice areas.

Prior to joining the Bar, Amelia was a foreign pupil at Outer Temple Chambers in London, and before that a Senior Associate at Arnold Bloch Leibler, where she worked for six years. As a solicitor, Amelia worked on commercial, white collar crime, insolvency and reconstruction, competition and trade practices matters as well as a number of class actions. Since joining the Bar, Amelia has acted for major Australian and international corporate clients as well as smaller corporations and individuals before State and Federal Courts. She has also acted for clients before commissions of inquiry and in regulatory matters. In 2010, Amelia was the Associate to Justice McKerracher at the Federal Court of Australia.


Flinders University; Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Hons I) and Bachelor of International Studies
University of Sydney; Master of Laws (High Distinction)

Amelia is recognised in the 2025 Best Lawyers Australia rankings for her practice in Litigation (2024 “Lawyer of the Year”), Alternative Dispute Resolution, Class Action Litigation, Commercial Law, Litigation and Corporate Law. She is also included in Doyle’s Guide; Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barrister Rankings, NSW 2023.

Amelia Smith