Portrait of Sassa-Ann Amaouche

Sassa-Ann Amaouche

Year of Call 1996

Professional Practice

Sassa’s practice focus is on all aspects of financial remedy proceedings, to include pre-nuptial settlements, Part III and variation applications, and, Schedule 1. She has a particular expertise in cases involving non-disclosure, complex company structures and assets located in multiple jurisdictions. She has appeared in both the Court of Appeal, most recently in Ravendark Holdings Ltd v Rotenberg & Ors [2021] EWCA Civ 1661 and Des Pallieres v Des Pallieres [2021] EWCA Civ 955, and in the Supreme Court in Mills v Mills [2018] UKSC 38.

Sassa was voted the Chambers & Partners Family Junior of the Year in 2019. Her approach has been described as “robust” and “a fearless advocate” but always underpinned by the willingness to give unwelcome advice to her own clients, Sassa is ranked in Band 1 in the latest addition of Chambers & Partners.

  • Recommendations

    "A skilful negotiator who has a very reassuring and gentle manner with her clients." "She's dedicated to her clients and has a good way of promoting their best interests." "Sassa-Ann can hold her own against anyone and gives realistic, pragmatic advice to her clients."
    Chambers and Partners 2022
    "Her strategic skills are invaluable and it is clear that everything she does has the long term aim in sight."
    Legal 500 2022
    ‘Has the wow factor and in court is a force to be reckoned with.’
    Legal 500 2018/2019
    Manages a strong matrimonial finance practice, and deals principally in cases relating to complex forum disputes and multi-jurisdictional concerns. Expertise: "She's able to handle the most complex matters with confidence. She's a tenacious negotiator who always commits to her client’s cause." "She has a good-quality brain, and adopts a lovely style with clients." Recent work: Acted in a complex contested forums case involving substantial assets. The case concerned jurisdictional, tax and trust issues
    Chambers & Partners 2015
  • Notable Cases

    • N v N (BIIR: Stay of Maintenance Proceedings)
      [2012] EWHC 4282 (Fam), Moor J, 05/10/2012
    • Constantinides v Constantinides
      [2013] EWHC 3688 (Fam), Holman J, 06/11/2013

Memberships

  • FLBA