Practice Profile

Before converting to Law in 2010, Elisabeth enjoyed a successful career in the City as Head of Risk Management for the private client department of a multi-national company. Following her law conversion and upon completion of two dissertations on Family Law for her Masters degree, Elisabeth started work in the legal profession as a Lecturer in Law at BPP Law School. To date Elisabeth has taught Family Law, Criminal Law, Contract Law and Legal Ethics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

During her legal studies, Elisabeth was a dedicated and regular volunteer at the Personal Support Unit both at the Central Family Court and the Royal Courts of Justice.


Elisabeth joined Harcourt Chambers following successful completion of her specialist family pupillage.

Elisabeth has experience of representing clients at both County Court and High Court level. She welcomes instructions in all areas of family law, including:


  • Financial Remedy proceedingsPrivate and Public law cases under the Children Act 1989
  • International children law
  • Family Law Act 1996 proceedings


Dutch (bi-lingual), German and basic French


The Middle Temple Certificate of Honour for outstanding performance on the Bar Professional Training Course.



Family Law Bar Association
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple


2 Harcourt Buildings
Dx 373 LDE
Tel 0207 353 6961


Churchill House
3 St Aldate's Courtyard,
38 St Aldate's, Oxford
Dx 96453 Oxford 4
Tel 01865 791559


0207 353 6961


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