Amber is an experienced commercial lawyer specialising in two sectors she is passionate about: retirement and aged care. She provides legal advice to operators of retirement villages and other seniors living environments, approved providers of residential aged care and home care/community care and property developers of seniors living environments (aged care, retirement villages, lifestyle villages etc).
Amber has more than 17 years’ experience advising on and negotiating complex commercial transactions in Australia, Asia and the UK. Her primary areas of focus are advisory (compliance, business models etc under the Aged Care and Retirement Villages legislation) and transactional (sale and purchase of businesses and property development, including design & construction, consultancy, supply etc).
Amber also has extensive experience in risk analysis, strategy development and structuring of complex, high risk, high value, multi-party, multi-jurisdiction transactions across a number of different sectors (including health and education) although now she focuses only on the aged care and retirement living sectors.
Amber has a deep interest in social justice and has been a committed volunteer for many years in the homelessness and refugee/asylum seeker sectors. She is a non-executive director of St Bartholomew’s House, a well-known Western Australian not-for-profit whose mission is to assist the homeless of today to rebuild their lives through the provision of accommodation and support services (including aged care and mental health services).