Mandy Grist

About Mandy

Mandy is a qualified speech and language therapist drawing on 28 years of experience working with individuals with communication difficulties. She is highly skilled in assessment and management of communication needs, and in developing strategies to promote successful communication in all situations. She excels at building rapport with clients quickly, and is passionate about ensuring effective communication throughout all aspects of court proceedings.

Mandy qualified as a Registered Intermediary in 2022 and is experienced in assisting vulnerable witnesses in the criminal courts. She completed her training in working in the Family Court in 2023.

Mandy specialises in working with clients with a range of conditions and needs including (but not limited to) Developmental Language Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, moderate/severe learning difficulties, Dyslexia and associated learning needs.

Mandy is based in Surrey and works across the South East.


Home location: Surrey

Travel distance: 100 miles

Preferred locations: London and South East



Family Court Training (The Intermediary Cooperative) – July 2023

Registered Intermediary Training (Ministry of Justice) – July 2022

BA (Hons) Linguistics and Language Pathology University of Reading – June 1996



Developmental Language Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder


Moderate/severe learning difficulties

Dyslexia and associated learning needs.