Gibraltar Lawyers - Family, Property and Personal Injury

Meeting Stu Webb: Founding Father Of the Global Collaborative Law Movement

As a barrister of 17 years’ litigation practice mainly in the field of family and children law, I fully understand that the adversarial process does not work for families. Not only does it not work but the process is, in my view, mentally and emotionally damaging for all involved, particularly for children. Children do not belong in court rooms. Children should not be subject to interviews with well-meaning social workers at a time when their stability and life as they knew it has been rocked to the core and they are suffering the pressures of split loyalties. "It isn’t right. There has to be another way". This was my thinking practically from the start of my family litigation practice. My aim in every case was to keep families and children away from court rooms as much as possible; to encourage the use of my Holistic Network to explore (really and truly explore) the possibility of reconciliation and, if this was not possible, for my clients to learn tools to peacefully co-parent moving forward.

In 2013, I opened Amber Law as Gibraltar’s first Holistic Law Firm. At the time, I had not heard of Collaborative Law - the only areas I knew of under the Therapeutic Justice umbrella were Family Group Conferencing and Restorative Justice. I had created a Holistic Model of legal practice since I started practising law and continued this with success with many of my clients.  I first came across Collaborative Law in 2016 whilst in London. I was researching in Waterstones Bookshop and came across a book by Neil Denny called 'The Collaborative Law Companion.’…

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How to Apply Truthfulness in the Workplace

Nalanie Harilela Chellaram

Nalanie Harilela Chellaram is a modern spiritual teacher, a true soul doctor, dedicated to selfless service. Nalanie founded the Integral Yoga Centre in Gibraltar in 1989. She is also the founder of the George Harilela Hall in Sotogrande and gives satsangs locally and internationally. In March 2008, Nalanie received an award from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II being recognised for her ‘Services to Humanity’.

For many years, I have referred Family law clients to Nalanie to support them: with their mental and emotional health; to work through their personal problems; and to reach a space of clarity and peace; regardless of whether the couple decided to separate and co-parent, or work at saving their marriage.…

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PISLAP and the Aspirations and Challenges of Holistic Lawyering!

The Project for Integrating Spirituality, Law and Politics emerged in 1996 from a gathering of 1,800 social activists who attended the first, ‘Politics of Meaning’ conference in Washington D.C.

It is, “an international network of lawyers, law professors, law students, legal workers and others who are seeking to develop a new spiritually-informed approach to law and social change…”

PISLAP., “…begins with the belief that human beings are fundamentally motivated by more than material needs and economic interests”. Ahh… I’m home!…

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Family & Children Law; Mediation, Court Programs and Protocols - Meeting Francisca Farina Rivera

During Covid19 ‘lockdown’ there was an excellent opportunity for many (who were blessed not to be ill) to use the time as a pause for reflection; a time to contemplate where we are at and how we got there! Importantly also, a time to reach out to like-minded professionals to research and learn more about their work in the world. One such lady I was very interested and privileged to connect with via David B Wexler’s kind referral, was Francisca Fariña Rivera.

My interest in speaking with Francisca was due to her extensive research, work and programs about Family and children law, including domestic abuse- also her championing Mediation and the education of children from a very young age, in peaceful dispute resolution.…

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Sara Haboubi's The Breathing Space - with Amber Turner

The first time I met Neurolinguistic (NLP) Coach Sara Haboubi, was in late October 2017 on the beach of Lumut, Malaysia, on the fringes of the jungle where we were about to both spend the next 5 days with another 400 people, pushing ourselves way out of our comfort zones!

Sara is one of those humans who you are instantly and naturally drawn to. She has big, intelligent, blue eyes and a friendly smile that make you feel instantly at home with her. We exchanged our backgrounds and some life experiences which had led us to register for the Enlightened Warrior Training Camp- we instantly connected. We each support the other’s life mission and vision to positively transform lives. Sara through her NLP Coaching and online courses, me through my practice and teaching of Holistic Law.…

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Women In The Law - A Centenary Celebration!

As The Hon Samantha Sacramento, Minister for Justice and Equality said, it has taken a woman Justice Minister to create an event for all the women lawyers at the Gibraltar Bar! The event celebrates 100 years since the very first woman lawyer was called. Mrs Donna Seruya Sackman a Lawyer herself and one of the first few women to be called in Gibraltar’s history, generously sponsored the dinner which was hosted by the University of Gibraltar.…

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Madonna and James Arthur Baldwin

The reason that practising Holistic Law is so logical and natural to me, is that we are all of us, lawyers, judges, mediators, clients- human beings; with all our complexities of human emotions. Our emotions have a full range and can be positive or negative. They can drive us to moments of extreme elation, or drown us in darkness, towards suicidal thought.

I’ve never understood how we are supposed to take emotion out of the law; to ‘divorce’ the legal problem or dispute from the client’s emotions. They are in my view, inextricably linked. Why is someone in a toxic and abusive relationship? What made the bully, bully? That is, what truth lies underneath the surface and what triggers what manifests in law-breaking and harmful behaviour?…

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Lessons From the Souk on The Art of Negotiation- Building Rapport!

As a Lawyer, one of the key skills we are trained in is Negotiation. I prefer to call it the ‘Art of Negotiation’ because that is what it truly is, an Art!

Some of the best teachers on negotiation skills I have met are to be found not only at Law School, but in the Souk (market-places) in Tangiers, Morocco! I never lose an opportunity to hone my legal skills and negotiating with the local tradesmen and shop owners is of itself, a wonderful learning and enriching experience.…

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What Do Leaders Really Do? A Seminar led by Jeff Grout

Leadership is one of my favourite topics because in truth, it is not something confined to any one person, or position, or profession. We can all be leaders no matter what age or stage of life we are at. We can lead at home (raising children well requires leadership skills), at school with our peers, at work with our colleagues, within our group of friends especially when any are facing challenges, in our local sports, charity and other associations and organisations. To lead in my opinion, is about supporting in other’s growth. As a Holistic Lawyer I hope to lead in supporting my clients’ personal and professional growth, whenever and wherever possible.…

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Temple Women’s Forum Cross- Profession Garden Party

As a Law Student back in 1997-1998, I applied to become a Member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. I recall being so grateful to the late Sir Joshua Hassan QC, past Chief Minister of Gibraltar, for writing my reference for entry. I hold fond memories of the Dinners (and lunches) attended at the Middle Temple during my Bar Vocational Course year at the Inns of Court School of Law, London. Twelve Dinners were compulsory ahead of final exam qualification and being called as a Barrister-at-Law to the Bar of England and Wales. Call Day was a momentous occasion, celebrating the culmination of many years of study and work. Over the years I have sporadically visited the Middle Temple for lunch, very much enjoying the architecture and surrounding Fountain Court.…

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Reunion with Alexander Roseman - Piccadilly, London

I first met Alexander Roseman whilst queueing amongst nearly 900 participants registering for the Millionaire Mind program in London, early 2017. At the time Alex was working for the world’s largest seminar promoting company that represents global names such as Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk, Robert Kiyosaki and Tony Robbins to name a few.…

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Gibraltar’s Literary Festival

This week celebrated Gibraltar’s Literary Festival. Once again, it was a challenge to choose whose talks to attend given the calibre of the authors participating.…

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Christian Hook Exhibits At Althorp, Home Of The Spencer Family & The Althorp Literary Festival

One of the many reasons that I find my childhood friend, internationally acclaimed Artist Christian Hook inspiring, aside from the obvious, is because he was in his 40s when he took the courageous step of leaving his secure teaching job and pension to embark on a years’ contract with Sky Arts TV, having won Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the year. Many in his shoes may have opted for security; Christian had faith and put his ‘pension on the table’; his career sky-rocketed after that! Life is short. Living from your authentic Self is, I believe, what sets us free and allows us to be the best expression of who we truly are. The best we can offer others is to serve from our essence, high energy, high vibration and high level of consciousness.…

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GBC TV recording Client Testimonials at Amber Law

It was a pleasure and an honour to be invited by TV personality and host Anna Cavilla to take part in a series about the practice of Mindfulness, called ‘Are We Aware?’ but the most rewarding part, was to hear the heartfelt, authentic and powerful testimonials of former clients.…

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Meeting with Amber Law Creative Collaborators Surianne & Gyan

As a Holistic Lawyer and supporter of the Arts, I invited Gibraltarian International Singer and Songwriter Surianne Dalmedo (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surianne) and music composer (and my first cousin) Gyan Chappory, to meet together at Gibraltar’s Sunborn Super Yacht Hotel.

We are currently at the early stages of brain-storming collaboratively towards future music projects and very much enjoying the process.…

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Global Woman Club Meeting, London Piccadilly

Attending my first meeting with the Global Woman London Club, at London Piccadilly’s Criterion Restaurant, was a memorable experience.

The venue in itself is elegant and perfect for such an event. It was intellectually stimulating to meet professional and business women from various countries as well as from England and hear them speak about their respective passions, missions and visions for the future.…

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The Best You Expo, London Olympia

Practising Holistic Law is a commitment to continued improvement of myself, in order to give the best of me to my clients and to work to my fullest potential in the management of and the representation to the Courts/ Tribunal of, my clients’ multi-faceted cases.

In order to ‘grow’ and ‘learn’, I therefore need to experience new things, places, people and generally take myself to the edge of and beyond my ‘comfort zone’. The Best You Expo, founded by Bernardo Moya is an event which provides a wide and high energy platform for just that!…

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How to build your website, London

In one of my earlier posts, I highlighted the need for Lawyers, like any other effective business people, to keep updated with changes in technology and marketing platforms. Anyone who knows me well will know that aside from being challenged in the cooking department, I also have an instant allergic reaction to anything ‘technological’!

Being committed to my professional development however, I followed the advice of Susan Jeffers Book entitled, ‘Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway,’ and signed up to a course.…

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Personal and Professional Development Course Gone Wrong!

Investing in Personal and Professional Development is sometimes an experience of ‘hit and miss’! I boarded the Gibraltar- London flight with the usual sense of happiness and excitement at the prospect of a new learning experience and further business networking opportunity. What promised to be a very informative and practical course, however, turned out to be somewhat of a disappointment!…

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A Shout Out to Dr Mike Talbot

Founder & CEO UK Mediation

As Martin Luther King said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”. I think this quote was intended for those who find themselves in challenge and controversy ‘unintentionally’. Mike has chosen a career where he 'intentionally' steps into these difficult situations and in so doing, makes the world a better place for us all. 

Mike has dedicated his life to guiding people from all walks of life from a place of conflict (with the mental and emotional pain that carries) to a place of clarity, peace and healing. Mike is a kind, compassionate and empathetic human being. His devotion to serving others from a place of integrity, humility and truth has guaranteed his success as UK’s number one Mediator and Mediation Service provider.…

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Fabio D’Apice - Integrative Humanistic Approach to Therapy

"Covid19 ‘lockdown’ is an excellent opportunity for many (who are blessed not to be ill) to use the time as a pause for reflection; a time to contemplate where we are at and how we got there! Importantly also, a time to reach out to like-minded professionals to research and learn more about their work in the world. One such gentleman I was very happy to reconnect with, is Psychotherapist and Coach, Fabio D’Apice".

Fabio D’Apice is a Psychotherapist who uses an “integrative humanistic approach,” to his work, meaning that he draws from, “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Existentialist Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy and Transactional Analysis and Psychoanalysis”. He works both in London and Gibraltar, where we first met.…

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Clubhouse Gibraltar - Mental Health Support During Covid19

Important Notice: During Covid19, many people’s mental health will be suffering, especially if living in ‘lockdown’, alone.

Clubhouse continues offering its support by telephone, email and Facebook:

Call: +350200 68423
Email: info@clubhousegibraltar.com  
FB: https://www.facebook.com/clubhousegibraltar 

Its Beginnings

I have great respect and admiration for Emily Olivero MBE who is responsible for advocating and campaigning for better services in Gibraltar for those suffering from mental health problems since 1992. Emily has a Bachelor’s degree (BScPsych) and a Master’s degree (MScPsych) in Psychology and is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society.

Amber Law has since it opened its doors in March 2013, been a supporter of Gibraltar Clubhouse, Mental Health Support Charity which was founded by Emily on 30th June 2011 as Charity No. 213. We have included its services on our website for our clients and other website visitors.…

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David Wexler Seminar and Panel Discussion

Following on from my attendance and participation at the first meeting held by the UK Chapter of Therapeutic Jurisprudence at Milton Keynes University last June 2019, founded by Dr Emma Jones and Dr Anna Kawalek, I was honoured to be invited to be one of the four Guest Speakers accompanying the Keynote Speaker, David B Wexler at the UKTJ Chapter’s very first UK Conference. Lawyers and Authors David B Wexler and the late Bruce Winick are the Founding Fathers of Therapeutic Jurisprudence, born in the mid-1980s. https://intltj.com/event/3727/…

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Amber Law's New Offices!

In 2013 I took a leap of faith in myself and my abilities as a Holistic Lawyer and Barrister and opened the doors to Gibraltar’s first Holistic Law firm, ‘Amber Law’. ‘Amber’ because it is my name and it made sense to make it easy for people to find me as I had until then, been working for and at other Lawyers’ Firms; ‘Amber’ also though, because it is the name of a healing stone and this fits in with the Holistic Law philosophy of providing clients with the mental, emotional and physical support they may need during the Legal Process/ when in dispute.

Having spent my first 7 years as Amber Law at my Main Street Gibraltar offices, it is now time for change and growth! I didn’t realise how attached I’d become to my office! The next stage of Amber Law’s development required that I move to a location where I have greatly improved Boardroom and Conference Meeting facilities, reception support and a wonderful management team led by the very elegant, stylish and professional Vanessa Adamberry.…

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Elio Cruz - Gibraltarian Playwright, artist and composer

Elio Cruz (1931-2019) was a Gibraltarian playwright who wrote in English and what we in Gibraltar call, ‘llanito’ which is a dialect. Mr Cruz is responsible for creating two of the most successful plays staged in Gibraltar in the 1960s: ‘La Lola Se Va Pa Londre’ and ‘Connie Con Cama Camera en el Comedor’.

When my dear friend Patrick Sacarello asked me whether I’d like to attend an event to commemorate Elio Cruz’s life’s work, I was delighted.…

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Dignity At Work Day

The Charity Dignity At Work Now, Raises Awareness about Workplace Bullying during Bullying Awareness Week.

This years’ Workplace Bullying Awareness Week saw local Charity and trailblazers on Workplace Bullying in Gibraltar – Dignity At Work Now- come onto Main Street for its Flag Day. The Charity was supported by all of Gibraltar’s Unions, with representatives of each coming to assist at the stand throughout the day. Amber Law whose work also involves Holistically resolving cases of Workplace Bullying, donated £100.00 to the much appreciated Charity.…

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Meeting Reco Price a.k.a. McSupernatural, in London

One of the most exciting opportunities travel has to offer, is the potential to meet new people anytime, anywhere! I was standing outside the Hotel foyer when I saw a gentleman I had spotted the previous evening outside the hotel lifts. He was impossible to miss. I had felt drawn to his presence and magnetic energy. It reminded me of the kind of power of presence William Jongeneel Brand had described at Judymay’s Elevated Women Event! I thought to myself, “This man is definitely doing something good in the world because I can sense his positive energy fill the room!”…

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Global Woman Catwalk Event at Designer Diane Von Furstenberg's Boutique, Mayfair, London

It was very exciting and fun to be part of Mirela’s afternoon Catwalk Event at the Boutique of Designer Diane Von Furstenberg, in Mayfair, London. Mirela Sula, founder of Global Woman and her wonderful team of beautiful professional ladies at the London Best You in February 2018 was a blessing. I have since expanded my global network and made meaningful connections with many ladies who I can now call friends and who share a common desire to positively impact others as part of their work in the world.…

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THE BEST YOU: Finding focus and legacy building

Amber Turner: Sharing the knowledge 

The holistic family lawyer, who travelled from Gibraltar for the launch, said: “When I heard about the launch I knew I had to be here. I’m so excited there is a club here to expand the network and share knowledge and advice.”…

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Gabriel Moreno’s Book Launch, ‘The Passer-by’, London

I have known Gabriel since I was 6 years old and he, 4 years old; a few decades ago, now! Gabriel is a Gibraltarian author, poet and singer-songwriter who has performed in Gibraltar, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, USA and Peru in the last 20 years. His folk songs are both poetic and political, exploring similar themes as Leonard Cohen, Fabrizio Dandre and Georges Brassens.…

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Mindfulness and Music Workshop with Terry Oldfield at IYC Sotogrande

Many of us may remember Terry Oldfield as the gifted flute player from the famous 1973 Tubular Bells, composed by his brother Mike Oldfield. Terry and his wife Soraya Saraswati now travel the world bringing their magical music to workshops in the context of mindfulness practice. Founder of the Integral Yoga Centre Gibraltar and Sotogrande (Spain), Nalanie Chellaram, graciously hosted the event which was attended to full capacity.…

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GBC TV ‘Are We Aware?’

It was a pleasure and an honour to be invited by TV personality and host Anna Cavilla to take part in a series about the practice of Mindfulness, called ‘Are We Aware?’

The GBC interview gave me an opportunity to expand on 1) what Mindfulness means to me; 2) how I apply Mindfulness in my legal practice with my clients, as well as describe modern Legal Practice Models such as Collaborative Law (invented by Stu Webb in 1990), not yet seen in Gibraltar and 3) the real benefits of Mindfulness to clients and their families.…

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Lawyer Wellbeing & Travel - Marrakesh

“Travel- the only thing you buy that makes you richer”

Finding the time to dis-connect from work is a challenge nowadays because as we know and is sounding almost cliché now, our mobile phones have become our mobile offices. Even in the fringes of the Amazon jungle (I kid you not) there is a WIFI signal!

When it comes to choosing where to spend a well-deserved break, my advice is, choose carefully. First check in with yourself and be mindful of your needs. Then communicate these needs to your partner/ family if you are travelling with others. It is easy enough to continue in the adrenaline-fuelled pattern and re-create the busy-ness of our work-days during our supposed holi-days! I’ve fallen prey to that so many times myself and found myself exhausted on my return, having jammed in too many daily excursions, or a hectic travel schedule!…

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Business Strategies Course, London

H. Akademy was founded in 2011 by International Speaker Eric Ho. The main aim of the organisation is to provide people with business and financial education to help them reach success with strategies Eric himself used to create multiple passive income streams, across multiple industries. Eric founded the YoYo Noodles franchise which he later sold in 2015 and was also Chairman of UK Steel from 2008-2015. Aside from learning about different business strategies, attending this event was also an excellent opportunity to network, connect with like-minded people and make new friends from a global family.…

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I need a Book Coach!

I have been practising law since 1999, when I was propelled from Bar School into the 'deep end of the swimming pool’ (court rooms) and it literally felt like the options I had were either to sink or swim! Fast forward 19 years on, 17 of these years have been spent mainly in litigation in the Gibraltar Magistrates Court, Juvenile Court, Supreme Court and Industrial Tribunal. I spent 2000-02 as a Legal Adviser of the Founding Team that set up Gibraltar’s Public Services Ombudsman Office and 2002-03 reading my Masters Degree at Bristol University.…

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Integral Yoga Centre Gibraltar Celebration of World Peace Day

By the very nature of practising as a Barrister you are thrown into the world of conflict on almost a daily basis. Your work day might include: client conferences where you are told about the conflict(s) your client and his/ her family or children are suffering; you may receive ‘opposing’ counsel’s correspondence which is framed in conflictive and hurtful/ damaging language; you may be advocating in the Court/ Tribunal’s adversarial system where positions are entrenched and counsel ‘battling’ out submissions like bullets to ‘disarm’ the ‘opponent’. The secondary trauma many lawyers suffer as a consequence of long-term exposure to ‘conflict’ leads to high levels of stress, depression, anxiety and even high rates of suicide in the legal profession.…

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Dogs on the Inside - Animal Assisted Therapy in USA Prisons

"Until one has had a relationship with an animal, part of one’s soul remains unawakened” (Anatole France)

‘Dogs on the Inside’, is a documentary film based in the USA which demonstrates the massive healing power of a co-healing collaboration between abused and abandoned dogs and long-term prisoners.…

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New York City's Brad Roth on Mediation & Meditation

It is great news that the alternative practices of Meditation and Mediation are being taught early on to Law students, creating a positive mindset of collaboration and peace-making, as opposed to the adversarial negative mindset of competition and conflict. This teaching will shape young minds and the young are the key to evolution in the Law.

When I first heard attorney and mediator Bradley Roth speak about the “Mediation and Meditation” course he teaches as an Adjunct Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York—I was very excited!  Bradley and I met on the Project for the Integration of Spirituality, Law and Politics (PISLAP) Zoom Community call in May 2020, during Coronavirus (COVID-19) ‘lockdown.’  UK and European subscribers of The Conscious Lawyer online magazine were invited to this PISLAP community call, the aim of which is to give people, “the opportunity to share about our endeavours, aspirations and the challenges we each face in moving the legal culture in a more healing direction, and integrating spirituality into law and politics. “…

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Alan Kleynhans ‘Awaken’ from Trauma, Addiction, Depression & Limiting Beliefs

The Law and Mental and Emotional Health

Having represented clients from all walks of life and all ages and stages of mental and emotional health and wellbeing, I am always seeking out mentors and coaches from whom to learn more. In this way I can better serve my clients, because when you have greater awareness, understanding and empathy, you can enjoy a more powerful connection with your clients. In this way, as their Lawyer you are better able to support them in their positive transition throughout and even after the Legal Process. This is Amber Law’s mission statement, “Positively Transforming Family Life”. I say ‘Family’ because none of us is an island. We all belong to a ‘Family’- a biological family, a family of friends, a family of work colleagues, a family in our community.…

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Dr Amar Dhall: Australia-The Law & Emotional Intelligence

I have a lot to be thankful for to Lawyer, Author and Global Legal Change Maker J. Kim Wright, who I affectionately refer to as the Mother of the Integrative Law Movement. In her website she says,

“Legal Systems Change: Grow, Connect, Inspire, and Learn

I am an advocate for systems change in the law, particularly focusing on a set of values and models called Integrative Law. I’ve arranged my life to follow my passion and values and to connect with lawyers who are changing how law is practiced by following theirs.…

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DAWWG meets at Amber Law Offices - Workplace Bullying & The Law

Workplace Bullying sadly but unsurprisingly remains, very much a ‘live’ issue in many places of work and business.

As regards Gibraltar, the issue was not formally addressed until Francis Buttigieg, a target of workplace bullying himself, was courageous and decided that, ‘enough was enough’. Francis started a Charity in 2005, which he appropriately called ‘Dignity At Work Now’ (DAWN). It then took another 9 years’ of lobbying and campaigning until the Gibraltar Government finally drafted laws to protect against workplace bullying in the, ‘Employment (Bullying At Work) Act 2014’.…

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Gender Diverse Awareness Training - University of Gibraltar

When my friends Jason and Allison Desoiza contacted me to invite me to Gibraltar’s first Gender Diverse Awareness Training, I was genuinely interested to attend and learn more. I know some of their personal story and the challenging journey for their transgender son. I admire their strength and courage to be the very first, the trailblazers, to bring education and awareness to this subject in Gibraltar.…

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Purposeful Values Based Contracts Workshop led by J Kim Wright

As Lawyers, most of us will have studied the Law of Contracts as part of our undergraduate Law Degree or Diploma. What we are taught however, is restricted mainly to the ingredients of a Contract i.e. the terms of the offer made, consideration (i.e. payment or other form of exchange), acceptance and so on.…

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Global Legal Changemakers Café, London.

Having spent the day at the Purposeful Values Based Contracts Workshop in London, led by American Bar Association Author and Lawyer J. Kim Wright, we then hopped in a Black Cab and made our way to the evening Global Legal Changemakers' Café! The Café was led by UK based lawyer Rhiannon Thomas, originally of South Africa and part of Forrest Webb, a Legal Organisation that has collaborated to set up Global Legal Changemakers Cafés. I interviewed Rhiannon and asked her to please share the reason the Café was set up, what its aims are and how it works?…

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First Meeting of the UK Chapter on Therapeutic Jurisprudence

On the 6th June 2019, Holistic Lawyer and Interpersonal Mediator Amber Turner, founder of Amber Law (est 2013) attended the UK’s first ever meeting on Therapeutic Jurisprudence (known as TJ for short). The event was created and hosted by Senior Law Lecturer and former Solicitor Dr Emma Jones of the Milton Keynes Open University and Senior Law Lecturer Dr Anna Kawalak of Leeds Beckett University. Amber, as Gibraltar’s First Holistic Lawyer, has now been asked to be a Guest Speaker at the TJ UK Chapter’s first UK Conference in 2020.…

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Elevated Women Event Hosted by Judymay Murphy at the Ritz Carlton, London

It was a privilege to be personally invited by Success Coach Judymay Murphy to her private ‘Elevated Women’ Event at the Ritz Carlton, London. I have great admiration for Judymay who is an author, an actress and writer for television, because she has a genuine interest in supporting others through her work, which she is truly passionate about. Founder of nutrition business, show-business bootcamp operator and guest on television programmes on American Broadcasting Company, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Warner Brothers Television, Judymay generously shares her knowledge and experience with others for their wellbeing and personal growth.…

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Madrid - Working With Your Energy

It is a scientific fact that we are all made up of energy. As Albert Einstein famously stated, “Everything is energy and that is all there is to it”.

Very conscious of this from my own personal experience in yoga, meditation and mindfulness practices, I took a step further and attended a weekend workshop in Madrid about working with my Chakras.…

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Private Viewing of Christian Hook's work at the Clarendon Gallery Mayfair

Following on from an inspirational experience at Christian Hook’s Exhibition at Althorp, with the Althorp Literary Festival running in parallel, we travelled to London for his private viewing of his Exhibition with family, friends and clients. The Exhibition’s theme was born of his travels to Japan, exploration of the culture and ceremonies as well as deeper investigation into calligraphy. Once again the experience was enriching and stimulating for the mind and senses.  I am truly grateful for these life experiences shared. 

For further information, please contact: amber@amberlaw.com

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Website Meeting at Biancas

At Amber Law, happily many clients and collaborators become lifelong friends. It was a joy to meet up with former client Margaret Rodriguez, Marie Fox founder in Gibraltar of Art as Therapy and receive the contributions of Author Asia Dimitrova’s son, Andy sharing his experience as a ‘son of divorce’.…

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Meet Marie Fox The Lady Behind Art as Therapy

This week I was excited to meet up with Marie Fox so that she could update me on her current restorative projects and workshops. The reason I include Art as Therapy in Amber Law’s website, is to provide our clients and website visitors with awareness and information about yet another Wellbeing Tool.

It is perfectly normal that clients going through the legal process, be it an employment dispute, accident/ injury, separation or divorce, a criminal matter and so on, are suffering from some measure of stress, anxiety and even depression; not just because of the legal process but also due to the underlying reason why they have a legal dispute.…

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Transformational workshop With Anita Moorjani in Bristol

When my friend and talented GBC TV personality Anna Cavilla suggested that we attend Anita Moorjani’s one day transformational workshop in Bristol, it was an offer I could not refuse! I first came across Anita at the 'Being One' event in Madrid in May 2017, where I translated on stage for Dr Joe Vitale (from Rhonda Byrne’s The Secret and Ho’opono pono).

Anita came to be known after she miraculously recovered from an NDE (Near Death Experience) in 2006. She has appeared on CNN, FOX, Today News Channels as well as The Dr Oz Show, Anderson Cooper 360 and the National Geographic. She also gave a TEDx Talk in 2013. Her message is to embody love in a fear-based world.…

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Business Skills Development Course and Banksy, Amsterdam

Amber in Amsterdam- Business Skills Development Course and Banksy

Law Students are taught about many things ‘legal’; but one of the most important skills to hone for any lawyer aspiring to run his or her own practice, are business skills. When I opened Amber Law in March 2013, I knew absolutely nothing about running a business as to that date, I had always worked for other law firms.…

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Book launch of Ayelet Mamo Shay at the Gibraltar World Trade Centre

Book Launch: Relocation, Darling, Relocation!

Ayelet Mamo Shay is a lady of many talents: Co-Founder and Director of Benefit Business Solutions Ltd (www.benefitgibraltar.com), journalist, PhD researcher of small Jewish communities around the world and mother, Ayelet relocated to Gibraltar from Israel with her husband and also became the Chair of the Gibraltar-Israel Chamber of Commerce (www.gibrael.org). Her relocation inspired her to write her book which was originally published in 2015 in Hebrew and now translated to English.…

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Gibraltar Moroccan Culture Show

Gibraltar is blessed with a multi-cultural and multi-faith (and non-faith) community who live largely in peace and celebration of each other’s major festive days and events. We are rich in diversity but at the same time, we are all one and the same: human-beings; well some of us human-doings!…

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Art as a Practice of Observation, Self-Reflection & Contemplation

Amber Law includes in its Holistic Network, Art as a therapy, a healing and empowerment tool for its clients, because of Art’s transformative powers. But it is also a Practice to hone my Lawyer/ client skills.  When travelling for business I always plan some time to visit a museum, gallery, exhibition, installation- any space which provides the opportunity for observation, self-reflection and contemplation.  In this photograph you can see me taking my time to observe, self-reflect and contemplate Giovanni Battista Crespi's painting called Il Cerano The Baptism of Christ 1601 at the Staedel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany.…

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