Amie Crichton

Partner | Head of Australia

Amie Crichton

Partner | Head of Australia

Amie Crichton is Head of Australia and oversees operations of Pogust Goodhead’s Sydney office.

Amie has over 15 years’ litigation experience and a proven track record in both defending and prosecuting complex claims and class actions across the financial services, consumer, technology, resource and infrastructure sectors in Australia and cross-jurisdictionally.

Amie spent nine years at international law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, most recently as special counsel, acting in high-profile, multi-party disputes, including representing numerous multinationals’ interests in representative proceedings before the Supreme and Federal Courts. Following this, in 2018, Amie founded boutique litigation firm, Crichton & Co Legal, leading a team specialising in complex disputes.

Throughout her career, Amie has worked on numerous influential class actions across the APAC region, including the prosecution of Toyota Motor Corporation Australia in relation to faulty diesel particulate filters and the defence of SunWater and its engineers in relation to the 2011 Queensland floods. Her broader class action experience heavily focuses on proceedings involving securities, misleading or deceptive conduct, non-disclosure, Corporations Act and ASIC Act breaches.

Amie has a keen interest in the intersection between law and innovation, and in facilitating access to justice through advocacy.

Areas of Expertise

Complex Disputes and Class Actions
Construction, Infrastructure & Resources
Corporations Law
Consumer Law
Financial Services Litigation
Professional Indemnity
D&O Claims
Technology & Data Protection


Melbourne University, Bachelor of Laws
Flinders University, Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, International Relations and Business
Managing Partner, Crichton & Co Legal, 2018 – current
Board Member, Forsight Australia, 2020 – 2022
Special Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright, 2011 – 2018
Lawyer, Thomson Geer, Adelaide, 2009 – 2011
Lawyer, Griffin Hilditch Lawyers, Adelaide, 2008 – 2009
Womens Legal Services, Adelaide, 2008
Law Clerk, Mark Livesey QC (now President of the Court of Appeal, South Australia), 2007 –2008




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