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Amanda is head of family law at Slater and Gordon lawyers.
She heads a team of expert lawyers who are dedicated to providing clients with clear, straightforward advice and a professional pro-active service.
Amanda specialises in all aspects of family law including divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships in particular complex financial settlements on divorce; including those involving businesses, trusts, pensions and foreign property. She has extensive knowledge of co-habitation disputes and advises on separation and pre and post nuptial agreements. Amanda is an experienced advocate and when in the court arena she "fights fearlessly to protect her clients’ interests".
She has acted for a number of leading figures in the world of sport, entertainment and media and also members of the Legal Profession, Home Office and National Police Force. She has also represented professional men and women from the North West, Midlands and London regions. Much of her work emanates from recommendations from former clients.
Amanda regularly writes articles for several national and regional magazines and newspapers, and lectures on family law issues as well as being a regular commentator on BBC Manchester. Alongside this, Amanda is a divorce expert for The Huffington Post.
Amanda is a trustee of Beechwood Cancer Centre in South Manchester and is a member of Manchester Law Society Council. She is also a Resolution accredited specialist.
“I was involved in acrimonious divorce proceedings for over 12 months using a solicitor that claimed to be an expert in divorce, progress was slow and, the other side appeared to have every advantage and I was becoming increasingly concerned. Amanda was then recommended, and immediately upon meeting her she was a breath of fresh air. Amanda understood all of the issues from the very beginning, and provided realistic well explained advice from the outset. Throughout she was always approachable and efficient and is supported by excellent support staff. Amanda is an expert in her field, I could not have had better service and I recommend her without hesitation.”
Mr Taylor, Cheshire Police Federation member, May 2015
“Thank you for your swift and efficient attention to the divorce - we both really appreciate it.”
“Very impressed with my solicitor, Amanda McAlister.”