Amanda Phillips-Wylds

Partner, Head of Family Law

Amanda is a Partner and Head of Family Law at Herrington Carmichael – an experienced Family Lawyer, as well as an accredited family mediator and a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation Scheme. 

Amanda is very experienced and has dealt with a wide range of family law matters, developing particular expertise in resolving mid to high value financial disputes on divorces involving complex issues such as fraud, overseas assets, business assets and interveners. She also advises on prenuptial agreements, applications to vary maintenance, disputes regarding the arrangements for children and cases involving cohabitees. Amanda prides herself on being accessible and available to her clients, and on providing clear and practical advice in plain English.

As a Resolution Accredited Specialist, Amanda is required  to demonstrate her thorough knowledge of family law and high levels of skill and expertise in relation to the resolution of complex financial disputes on divorce and separation. Members are admitted on the basis of their expertise and accomplishment in this area of practice.

Experience | Recent Projects

Amanda undertook her training contract and qualified as a Solicitor at a local Surrey firm. Since then Amanda has chosen to specialise exclusively in family law, working for firms in Surrey and Berkshire throughout her career. Amanda studied Law at the University of Kent before going on to study for her Legal Practice Certificate in London, where she was awarded a commendation.

She is committed to ensuring her clients achieve the best possible outcome available to them and receives frequent positive feedback from her clients thanking her for her hard work and support.

Interests and Hobbies

Amanda is a keen marathon runner and currently has a goal to run the six world marathon Majors. She combines this with her love of travel and seeing the world one city at a time by running around it!

Amanda Phillips-Wylds

Partner, Head of Family Law

Amanda Phillips-Wylds is noted for her expertise on resolving mid-to-high-value financial disputes on divorce.

- Legal 500, 2019

Awards | Accreditations

The Good Divorce Guide - The family lawyer's guide to separating well

The Head of our Family law department, Amanda Phillips-Wylds, has written The Good Divorce Guide, filled with practical help and advice for those considering divorce or separation. We will be publishing a chapter per month, beginning with an explanation of separation. Please sign up below to ensure that you receive your FREE chapter updates every month.

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