Elisabeth James


Child Law

Elisabeth is a partner and head of the Child Law team.  Elisabeth represents parents, professional guardians and children, who are competent to instruct a solicitor on their own, in all proceedings relating to children.  Prior to qualifying, Elisabeth worked with an international charity helping adolescents and young adults in England, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

  • Areas of expertise include
  • Care proceedings and child protection
  • Adoption
  • Special guardianship
  • Residence/contact disputes   
  • Complaints against Children’s Services


  • Professional memberships
  • Member of the Law Society’s Children Panel


  • And in her spare time
  • Outside of work she enjoys playing ’cello in various orchestras and string quartets and has a wide range of musical interests.

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