Amanda is a Partner of the firm and specialises in Family Law. Since qualifying in 2005 she has practised in Cornwall and Devon covering all aspects of family law including divorce and finances, children matters, civil partnerships, cohabitee disputes, domestic abuse, cohabitation and pre-nuptial agreements.
Amanda understands that the process of being involved in a family case can be very daunting and emotional. She is friendly and approachable whilst being professional and passionate about her work. She understands the need to explain matters clearly from the outset at what can often be a difficult and confusing time.
Whenever possible Amanda undertakes her own advocacy. In 2011 she became a member of the Law Society children panel and in 2012 attained accreditation with Resolution as a Family Law Specialist. Her work is recognised by the DWP under the Help and Support for Separated Families quality mark.
Amanda is an accredited Family Law Specialist recognised by Resolution, an association of family lawyers committed to resolving family disputes in a constructive and non confrontational way.
Outside of Gard & Co. Amanda spends her time raising a young family with her husband and getting out and about with them as much as possible.
Amanda has a LLB Law (Hons) degree from the University of Plymouth and completed the postgraduate Legal Practice Course at the University of the West of England in Bristol.