Sandra Davis, Partner, Head of Family, Family

Sandra Davis

Partner

Personal Profile

Sandra is a Partner of the Firm’s Family department. She has over 40 years' experience of family law practice with Mishcon de Reya.

She specialises 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 include celebrities, entrepreneurs and financiers. Sandra's career highlights have included representation of the Princess of Wales, Jerry Hall, Thierry Henry and Tamara Mellon as well as involvement in leading cases on third-party financing of financial settlements and jurisdiction.

She is a member of Resolution, the International Bar Association and a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Chambers & Partners call her a "phenomenal" lawyer and "the go-to solicitor for high net worth cases". She is described in the Legal 500 as "a giant in the family law world".

Sandra won the Gold Award in the Woman of the Year: Leadership (Professional Services) category at the Citywealth Awards and is included in the Citywealth Leaders List 2020.  She is also listed as a Family Law expert in the London Super Lawyers directory, which has named her one of the Top 100 Lawyers and one of the Top 50 women. Sandra is also recognised in The Legal 500's Hall of Fame.

Spear's Index of the Top 50 Family Lawyers consistently rank Sandra in the top ten as "Outstanding in field", and at their 2013 Wealth Management Awards, she received an award for her "Outstanding Contribution to the High Net Worth World".

Sandra is a frequent broadcaster and chairperson, organiser and speaker at conferences on family law issues, and is on The Times Law Panel.

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Qualified, Victor Mishcon & Co (became Mishcon de Reya in 1988)
Articled Victor Mishcon & Co

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