Meet The Team

Van Staden

Sandra is a Director at Miller Du Toit Cloete Inc. She qualified with a B.Proc from the University of Port Elizabeth (now NMMU) and was admitted as an Attorney in 1994.

She was admitted as a Conveyancer in 1996 and followed this with her Notary Qualification and admission in 2005. Sandra has over 20 years of pure Family Law experience and has a particular interest in Financial Disputes, Antenuptial Contracts / Pre-Nuptial Agreements (both South African and International) and Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”).

As part of her ADR practice, Sandra also acts as Mediator in divorce matters. 

Sandra is a member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and has given presentations at International Conferences of the IAFL on the subject of Antenuptial Contracts (Sicily, Italy in 2015) and on a Comparative Law Study (Melbourne, Australia in 2019). She is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and was, until recently, a member of the Cape Law Society Family Law Committee on which she served for 14 years, inter alia commenting on draft legislation to the Law Commission of South Africa and has given presentations on behalf of the former Cape Law Society.

Sandra co-authored a publication which appeared in the International Comparative Legal Guides, Family Law 2020 publication, which is an online and hard copy publication.