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Amanda Sandys

Senior Associate, Family

Amanda is a Solicitor and collaborative lawyer in the Family team. She specialises in resolving disputes arising from divorce and separation. Her cases often involve significant assets and have an international or trust element.

She has wide experience in every aspect of family law, with a particular focus on private children cases such as those involving international relocation, residence and contact issues, and child abduction. She advises a number of high profile individuals, including politicians and those from the entertainment industry, as well as city and business professionals.

Amanda combines an eye for detail with a client-centred, creative and diplomatic approach. She frequently works with colleagues from other teams to provide a rounded service.

She trained at Mishcon de Reya and worked at Payne Hicks Beach and Camilla Baldwin before joining Forsters in 2014.

Amanda is recognised as a 'Rising Star' in the Legal 500 2021 edition.

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Awards and recognitions


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"Amanda is great: resourceful, engaging and efficient. She is commercially astute, knowledgeable and inspires confidence." The Legal 500, 2020
"One of the future stars of the family legal profession.” Legal 500 UK, 2019
"Forsters is one of the best contentious trusts and estates teams."
The Legal 500 UK, 2022