Amy Barber

Amy is an Associate in the Major Projects group at leading international law firm Baker & McKenzie. She has worked in the Tokyo, Sydney and Melbourne offices, focusing on dispute resolution for large-scale construction clients. Baker & McKenzie’s global India Focus Group has worked in tandem with Indian legal firms and Indian companies in the infrastructure sector for over forty years.
Amy particularly enjoys working on pro bono matters and was the first Pro Bono Associate in the Melbourne office. She is currently involved in a pro bono immigration matter in the High Court of Australia and works with cancer patients at the Peter McCallum Cancer Hospital in Melbourne.

Amy has travelled extensively and before joining Baker & McKenzie worked in Chambers at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Tanzania and later in Geneva for the UN Advisor on Human Trafficking at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). In Geneva, Amy developed a keen interest in public international law work particularly in the human trafficking and women’s rights field. She has worked with survivors of human trafficking over the last few years to ensure they have the opportunity to receive higher education.

A graduate of the University of Western Australia (BA, LLB), Amy completed her studies whilst working part time as a piano teacher. Amy has a strong affinity for India. Between performing in Bollywood movies she volunteered at Mother Theresa orphanage in Kerala and studied basic Hindi.