Associate Solicitor

Amber Morrell

  • Criminal Defence

Qualifications and Study Experience

Amber studied Law at University of Central Lancashire, graduating in 2006 with a 2:2.  She then went on to complete  the Legal Practice Course at Manchester Metropolitan University, achieving a Commendation on the course.

Work Experience

Amber started her legal career at Stevens Solicitors, as a paralegal in 2010 before commencing her training contract the same year.  She has worked in Criminal Defence and Prison Law for 13 years.

Amber worked for five years with Stevens Solicitors, gaining her Police Station and Duty Solicitor status during that period, before joining Waldrons Solicitors in 2015.

Amber has dealt with a wide range of cases, ranging from police station, Magistrates Court, Crown Court and Court of Appeal.  She obtained her Higher Rights of Audience in 2019 in order to represent clients at the Crown Court.  She successfully defended an Arson (reckless as to whether life was endangered) at the Crown Court, and won her first appeal against sentence at the Court of Appeal.

Amber litigates a lot of serious Crown Court cases, whilst managing cases from start to finish from the Police Station to trial at the Magistrates’ or Youth Court.  She frequently has to instruct experts on a range of cases including driving with excess alcohol, serious assaults, malicious communications, sexual offences and murder.

Amber also has experience dealing with non-CPS (Crown Prosecution Service) cases, whereby they are investigated by another body instead of the police, such as the RSCPA.

External Mentions

Amber qualified as a Solicitor in 2014; and is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.

Personal Info

Outside of work, Amber enjoys spending time with her partner and twin boys.   She enjoys growing her own vegetables at the allotment, and going off in the campervan as much as possible.