Sandra is a solicitor, employment partner and joint Managing Director, UK and Europe for the global business law firm, DLA Piper.


Sandra served as a Social Mobility Commissioner from December 2018 to October 2021, sponsored by the Cabinet Office which monitors progress towards improving social mobility in the UK, also serving as interim Co-Chair.  Sandra also works to drive social mobility within the legal sector and worked on the Firm’s bid to become the lead legal services employer for the Social Mobility Pledge.  She became a Pro-Chancellor at Wolverhampton University in 2021 for advancing Social Mobility.


Sandra sits on the DLA Piper Diversity and Inclusion Board and is a Trustee of the UK Charity, National Numeracy.


In 2022, Sandra was made CBE for services to Law and Social Mobility.