Sandra Davis > Mishcon de Reya LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Work Department

Mishcon Private


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.

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


Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP

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

Articled Victor Mishcon & Co


French, German.


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


Nottingham Law School, LPC & GDL

University of Southampton, BA History

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Family

(Hall of Fame)

Sandra DavisMishcon de Reya LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP is a ‘hotbed of talent‘ that is led by Barbara Reeves who has been described as ‘one of the wisest and shrewdest senior family law solicitors in London’.  Reeves has significant experience in cases with an element of non-disclosure and enforcement issues. Praised as a ‘stellar offering that delivers a top-drawer service’ it is routinely instructed by high-profile and very wealthy clients and has successfully litigated complex and high-value cases at all levels of tribunal including some precedent setting cases in the Supreme Court and Privy Council. Sandra Davis (‘the unsurpassed queen bee of family law’) is a keen advocate for the voices of children and young people throughout the divorce and separation process. Kate Clark leads the firm’s group specialising in children cases involving parental alienation. Antonia Felix covers all aspects of family law (including surrogacy and adoption). Claire Yorke is another important member of the team that is ‘quite simply the very best in London from top to bottom’.