How Can Amaya Help You?
Amaya works as a specialist education lawyer based in our Bristol office. She acts for a wide range of education institutions including nurseries, independent schools, academies and colleges, providing advice on a wide range of employment law and safer recruitment.
Clients regularly turn to Amaya for assistance with performance management, restructuring, safer recruitment and safeguarding issues. Amaya also advises in respect of introducing education specific employment documentation, and provides on-site training and advice in respect of implementation and use.
Meeting Your Needs
Working in the education sector has allowed Amaya to develop specialised knowledge into school life. She appreciates the nuances in the education sector, both in independent and maintained schools.
Amaya welcomes any opportunity to visit her clients to fully understand their ethos and approach and works closely with governors, trustees and senior members of staff to ensure that her clients' needs are met.
Year of qualification - 2009
What Others Say
"Amaya very quickly got to grips with the nature of our problem and clearly explained and advised us of our options and how best to deal with it. Our queries and questions were always dealt with swiftly and all times I felt well supported. It was clear the team had a very good understanding of the challenges facing employers when dealing with difficult staff issues. I was confident going through the various procedures that I was being well advised." - Client
"I think by now you are already aware that we are more than happy with the service you have provided […]. We are exceedingly grateful for your assistance over the last year" - Independent school Director
"I have been dealing with an excellent employment lawyer in your Bristol office called Amaya Floyd. I really like her professional style and approach." - Employment Partner at another law firm.
What You Might Like to Know
Amaya is a Member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association. She is a bilingual Spanish speaker and has previously worked in law firms in Belize and Spain. Amaya has been a Governor of a local school and has written articles for education sector publications.