Founder and Head of Law Firm Amie Bensouda & Co. Firm of 4 Lawyers specialising in Corporate, Property, Banking and Finance, among other things, and human rights. She is the President of The Gambia Bar Association and also the Chairperson of the Institute for Human Rights Studies in Africa as well as Takaful Insurance Company Limited. Amie was Solicitor General and Legal Secretary, Attorney Generalís Chambers and Ministry of Justice from 1990 -1995 and also acted as Attorney General and Minister of Justice July/August, in 1994. She is Founder member of the Gambia Women Finance Association GAWFA (an N.G.O set up to improve women's access to credit). The clientele portfolio includes the multilateral agencies, multi-national corporations, public enterprises, private companies etc.
Amie graduated from the University of Lagos with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Honours) and was admitted to the Nigeria Law School where she obtained her Barrister-at-law degree. She also attended Kenya School of Law to pursue a post graduate diploma in legislative drafting. Amie also trained at Royal Institute of Public Administration U.K; the International Development Law Institute, Rome, International Law Institute in Washington D.C. on, among other subjects, advance training on legislative drafting, privatisation of public enterprises, public enterprise reform, petroleum law, human rights.