0808 175 7779
Slater and Gordon Lawyers are one of the largest Personal Injury Law Firms in the UK. Our Solicitors deal with every type of personal injury claim from car accidents to Asbestos compensation claims. Read more.
Call our specialists 0800 916 9046
98% of our Clinical & Medical Negligence claims are funded through ‘No Win, No Fee’ agreements, which are formally known as Conditional Fee Agreements. Read more.
Call our specialists 0800 916 9049
Our team is independently recognised as the UK's leading employment team. Our standing is confirmed by our solo top-tier ranking achieved in the professional directories, and the awards we have won for our employment services. Read more.
Call our specialists 0800 916 9060
Slater and Gordon Lawyers is home to the largest group of family Lawyers in the country with offices across England & Wales. Contact us to give advice on your issue along with information on flexible pricing and fixed fee services. Read more.
Call our specialists 0800 916 9055
Slater and Gordon help business people across the UK providing legal representation on a variety of areas that are likely to impact you and your business. Read more.
Call our specialists 0800 916 9052
Our Group and Specialist Litigation team has dealt with countless cases helping people with complex legal issues from the recent Interest Rate Swap campaign to the PIP implant scandal. Read more.
Call our specialists 0800 916 9015
Call Us 0808 175 8000
Amanda is the Practice Group Leader of Family Law and works from both our London and Manchester offices. Amanda has been representing Police officers now for over 13 years and it was as a result of her concerns about the lack of expertise surrounding Police divorce cases that she decided to build a specialist team of Family Lawyers.
Amanda is recognised by Lawyers and members of the judiciary nationally as being the leading expert in Police divorce cases. She is also mentioned in the Legal 500 as a Family law expert. In Chambers & Partners 2014 Amanda is ranked in Band 2 for Family/Matrimonial "Amanda McAlister is renowned for her client care and her expertise in significant and complex financial proceedings, often with international implications. One client commended her highly: "Her knowledge, experience, consideration and general approach to the whole thing have all really impressed me".
Amanda is a regular contributor to a number of leading Police magazines and journals.
Representing a Chief Superintendant at a Final ancillary relief hearing where the Spouse sought to Challenge the value of the Police pension as calculated by Mouchel Pension Services. The spouse took the case to Appeal but was unsuccessful and a costs order was made in the officer’s favour.
Successfully persuading a District Judge at a FDR hearing that the value of the Police pension CETV could not be compared like for like with other liquid capital assets. This lead to a pension saving of £150,000.
Persuading a court within Children Act proceedings that an officers shift pattern should not debar him from obtaining a shared residence order with his ex-spouse.
Amanda obtained her honours degree from Newcastle University and qualified as a solicitor in 1998. Having been through a divorce herself she is very much aware of the stresses and strains that can be caused by a marriage break-up.
© 2017 Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England & Wales (OC371153). Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP is authorised & regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP is authorised & regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for insurance mediation activity.