Amber is a Family lawyer with experience dealing with a full range of family matters including divorce, finances, cohabitation, separation after cohabitation, arrangements for children and leave to remove cases (relocation outside of the jurisdiction).

She also advises on domestic abuse and many of her cases include elements of safeguarding.

Amber has acted for a range of clients, from business owners, clients with international assets, well known sportspeople, and parents in need of help. Amber welcomes instructions in all aspects of private family law.

Amber is a member of Resolution and is committed to resolving disputes constructively and outside of court where possible.

She is passionate about improving access to the profession and leading the way for the next generation of lawyers.

Amber won the Surrey Law Society Rising Star of the Year award 2022.

“The 2022 Rising Star of the Year has demonstrated resilience, commitment and a sizeable contribution to the legal profession in their career so far. They have put an enormous amount of effort and toil into getting a change in the profession and responded so positively to any knocks along the way. A true rising star. Huge congratulations Amber for this worthy award.”

Surrey Law Society, 2022

Work highlights


Amber recently achieved settlement on a highly contentious case involving complex business and international assets, acting for a client who had been the victim of a severe level of domestic abuse. The case involved assets in Croatia and Spain as well as England and required a cross-jurisdictional approach.


Amber acted for a father who went from 50/50 shared care with his children to months of limited contact in a contact centre. She secured an agreement out of court and the father is now back to largely shared care of his children.


Securing a successful outcome on a Section 13 leave to remove Children Act 1989 application.

Memberships and Associations

Surrey Junior Lawyers Division - events representative

Surrey Law Society – diversity and inclusion sub-committee member

Surrey Association of Women Solicitors – committee member


Recent articles


Pensions on divorce – Spring Budget 2023

What are Lifetime Allowances and how does the Spring Budget affect my pension?



Business and divorce: what to know if going into business with your spouse

When going into business with a spouse, you do so without expecting to divorce. However, it is wise to consider this from the outset and plan for it, just in case



Divorce in the over-50s – what do you need to know?

Amber Matheson offers her top tips for protecting your assets during divorce and helps you understand how they will be divided



The amicable divorce

Samantha Jago and Amber Matheson consider how couples can work together to achieve a faster, less stressful separation