Sandra Iskander

Solicitor

LLB, BCOM

Sandra Iskander

Originally from Egypt, Sandra came to New Zealand with her family in 2003 and is fluent in both English and Arabic. Sandra has been living in Christchurch since her arrival, and completed her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Management at the University of Canterbury. She was admitted to the bar as a Barrister and Solicitor in 2016. Sandra started work in the legal sector before graduating in 2015, and has worked for a small firm, a medium sized firm, a busy Barrister’s office as well as interning at the Police Prosecution. She is passionate about equality, and diversity and was awarded the University of Canterbury’s Student Diversity award in 2015 as well as a certificate from the Harvard Kennedy School for contributing research towards their collaborative Violence against Women Research project in 2015.

Areas of Practice:

Sandra works closely with two of the firm’s partners; Brent Selwyn and John Yoon, mainly in the areas of Property, Immigration, Employment, Relationship Property, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Family, and Trusts. She is enjoying building her career with the support of the expert legal team and partners at Kannangara Thomson.

Interests:

Outside of the office Sandra enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dog. She is also a foodie, loves travelling and takes part in the Canterbury Lawyers choir.

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