Elisabeth Richards

Call - 2016 Joined Chambers - 2016
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Overview

Elisabeth Richards is a Barrister specialising in Family law, Family finance and Court of Protection.  Elisabeth was a solicitor for 15 years prior to her call to the Bar in 2016 when she joined St Ives Chambers.  As a solicitor, she spent 7 years working as an associate solicitor in private practice representing parents, extended family members and children of all ages in both private and public law Children Act proceedings.

Subsequently, Elisabeth was employed by Birmingham City Council as a Senior Solicitor and then in a seconded role as Child Sexual Exploitation Co-ordinator, exclusively representing the local authority in public law Children Act proceedings.  Throughout her career as a child care and family law solicitor Elisabeth has gained significant experience and respect as a family law advocate representing a diverse array of clients.

Qualifications

LLB Law – University of De Montfort

Admitted as a Solicitor 2001

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association

Inner Temple

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  • “Kinship Assessments” By Elisabeth Richards

    Another highlight from our Child Care conference, featured in our Child Care Newsletter. KINSHIP ASSESSMENTS 1.      In Cheshire East Borough Council v NA and...

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  • Child Care Conference 2017

    St Ives Chambers’ is hosting its annual Child Care Conference on Friday 6th October at Edgbaston Stadium. It is the ideal event for those...

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