Amanda Lynch

About Amanda

Amanda was originally trained and qualified as an Intermediary for defendants with both Triangle and Intermediaries for Justice. She has assisted defendants at many crown court cases, most recently at Central Criminal Court and Inner London Crown Court, including several murder cases.

She has additional experience of the justice system working as an Appropriate Adult in custody centres, assisting juveniles and vulnerable adults with mental health conditions and learning disabilities. She also worked as an independent adult supporting juvenile migrants through the age assessment process.

In her previous career she was a TV Producer working on shows for the BBC and Channel 4 and as a journalist, contributing features to The Times, Sunday Times and Daily Mail, amongst other publications.

She is a full member of Intermediaries for Justice, and a founder member of The Intermediary Cooperative.

Training & Education

2022 Registered Intermediary Skills for Court (Intermediaries for Justice)

2021 Introduction to Counselling Skills intensive course (Minster Centre)

2021 Working with Defendants (City Law School/Intermediaries for Justice)

2020 Autism and the Criminal Justice System (Intermediaries for Justice)

2020 The Intermediary Assessment (Teesside University)

2020 Intermediary Development Programme (Triangle, Brighton)

2020 Autism Informed Practise within the Criminal Justice System

(City Law, University of London)