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Senior Associate

Key Practice Fields

  • Commercial Property Disputes
  • Corporate and Business Disputes
  • Corporations Law
  • Financial Services
  • Government and Administrative Law
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Tax Litigation and Disputes

Amanda Skoien has more than 10 years of broad experience representing individuals and companies in a wide range of complex contractual and financial disputes and contentious insolvency and restructuring matters. She has practised in Australia and in the United Kingdom across a range of industry sectors including financial services, taxation, technology and life sciences, aviation, property and construction and retail.


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland, 2003
  • Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry), University of Queensland, 2003

Professional Admissions

  • Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 2006
  • Admitted to practice in the Federal and High Courts of Australia, 2006

Professional Publications and Committees

  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Professional Experience

  • Senior Associate, Russells, 2016 to present
  • Lawyer, Russells, 2013-16
  • Associate, Morrison & Foerster, UK, 2010-12
  • Conciliation Officer, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK, 2009-10
  • Associate, Herbert Smith LLP, UK, 2008
  • Solicitor, Lovells LLP, UK, 2007-08
  • Articled Clerk, Solicitor, Elliott & Harvey, 2004-07