Sandra is a Partner and Head of the Firm’s Family department, with over 30 years' experience of family law practice with Mishcon de Reya, specialising in complex high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth cases, often with an international element and involving complex tax and trust issues, substantial business assets and partnerships; disputes concerning children (particularly leave to remove and abduction) and pre- and post-nuptial settlements.
Her clients are frequently in the media spotlight but also include entrepreneurs and financiers. Career highlights have included representation of the Princess of Wales, Jerry Hall, Thierry Henry and Tamara Mellon and involvement in leading cases on third-party financing of financial settlements and jurisdiction.
Sandra is a member of the Firm’s management board. She is also an active member of the Solicitors Family Law Association, a member of the International Bar Association and a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In Chambers 2010 she was mentioned as “a go getter who achieves fantastic results”.
Sandra is also the author of “International Child Abduction” (Sweet & Maxwell, 1993). She is a frequent broadcaster and chairperson, organiser and speaker at conferences on family law issues.
Most recently, Sandra has been listed as a Family Law expert in the 2013 London Super Lawyers directory and has been named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers and one of the Top 50 women by the directory. She has also been included in the Citywealth Leaders List 2013.
Mishcon de Reya was named Family Law Firm of the Year at the fifth annual Spear's Wealth Management Awards in November 2011.