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Silvia Davecchi - Mishcon de Reya

Silvia Devecchi

Managing Associate

Personal Profile

Silvia is a Managing Associate in the Family Team in the Private department.

Silvia advises on all aspects of family law, including financial relief, divorce and dissolution proceedings, and children matters.

Silvia has worked on numerous high-value cases, and is experienced in issues such as non-matrimonial property, the valuation of business assets and multi-jurisdictional assets. Silvia advises on cases with international elements, matters involving multiple trusts and various company structures, issues of serious non-disclosure, and cases involving nuptial agreements.

Silvia frequently acts for parents in applications under Section 8 of the Children Act 1989, including those featuring non-compliance and enforcement, and has built a substantial practice in international cases, dealing with issues of Schedule 1, relocation, child abduction and jurisdiction.

A native Italian speaker, Silvia has assisted Italian clients in numerous high value and complex matters, including cross-jurisdictional disputes.

Silvia is a Recommended Family Lawyer in Spears' 500 and she has been ranked as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 since 2021. Clients praise her ‘incredible knowledge, tactical mind and practical approach‘ and as 'very knowledgeable, always trying to find solutions to resolve the case'.

Silvia is a member of Resolution and of the British Italian Law Association.


Career History

Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Head of Cambridge office, Vardags
Director, Head of Cambridge office, Vardags
Senior Associate, Vardags
Associate, Vardags
Solicitor, Barr Ellison
Solicitor, Miller Sands (now Buckles solicitors)
Solicitor, Bross Bennett
Trainee Solicitor, Bross Bennett
Trainee Solicitor, Danielle Cohen Solicitors
Paralegal, Danielle Cohen Solicitors
Qualified Immigration advisor, Danielle Cohen Solicitors
University of St Andrews, MA (Hons) International Relations and Modern History (Arabic as Minor)

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