Amy is a Senior Associate in Simpsons’ Corporate & Commercial, Music, Philanthropy and Digital Media practices.
Amy helps her clients to establish, operate, grow and sell their businesses. In doing so, she advises on a broad range of matters, including commercial contracts, corporate structuring and transactions (such as the share and asset sales), corporate governance, intellectual property, not-for-profit matters and music industry matters.
Amy's clients span a range of businesses of all sizes in the arts and creative industries. They include not-for-profit arts organisations, start-ups, musicians, managers, music publishers, record labels, event producers, digital media companies, talent and film and TV production companies.
Amy has a particular interest in the sale of music catalogues and assets. You can read about some examples of Amy’s recent work in this area here: https://www.simpsons.com.au/news/simpsons-advise-bmg-on-its-acquisition-of-jet-s-recording-catalogue/ and https://www.simpsons.com.au/news/simpsons-advise-bmg-on-its-acquisition-of-angus-stone-s-dope-lemon-music-recording-catalogue/].
Amy previously worked as a corporate lawyer at a top tier global law firm, where she advised ASX listed companies on complex compliance and regulatory matters and equity capital markets.
Amy is the Chair of the Hearts for Arts Law Committee, a volunteer fundraising body for the Arts Law Centre of Australia.
In addition to her fundraising role, Amy provides pro bono legal advice to the arts industry through the Arts Law Centre of Australia's Document Review Service Panel, and was the recipient of an Arts Law Pro Bono Award in 2023.
Amy previously sat on the board of Youth Ballet WA Inc, a not-for-profit charitable organisation located in Perth.
She has guest lectured at the Australian Institute of Music’s Arts Management course.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Laws (with Distinction) and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Philosophy.