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Liz Barrett


Personal Profile

Liz is an Associate in the Family team of the Mishcon Private department. She advises on all aspects of family law, including divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships; financial remedy proceedings; private law arrangements for children; and modern family-building, including surrogacy and assisted reproduction (on which she has written a number of articles). Liz drafts and assists clients on pre and post-nuptial agreements as well as cohabitation agreements.

Liz is also part of the department's Coercive and Controlling Behaviour specialist group as well as the Surrogacy and Modern Families team.

Liz is a member of Resolution – an organisation which believes in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters and campaigns for improvements to the family justice system.

Liz trained at the Firm before qualifying into the Family department and has previously advised clients on matters relating to corporate law, real estate litigation, reputation and crisis management, and both private client and commercial disputes. She has also advised clients on a pro bono basis including victims of image-based sexual abuse, immigration/human rights issues, family law and B Corporation legal certification.

Liz is an active member of a number of the Firm's committees, including the Social Mobility Committee – which aims to help those both inside and outside the Firm achieve their potential irrespective of their background. 

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Trainee Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya LLP
BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course
King's College London, LLB Law (awarded the Dickson Poon scholarship from 2016-2019, and recipient of the class of 2019 Jelf Medal)

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