Elizabeth Isaacs QC receives Honorary Doctorate from Coventry University

Elizabeth Isaacs QC is an alumna of Coventry University, graduating top of her year with a degree in Law in 1997.  She was called to the Bar the following year and took Silk becoming a Queen’s Counsel in 2013. In 2019 she was elected as a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn.

Elizabeth is a specialist child law Silk and sits as a Family Division Deputy High Court Judge.  She has established a national reputation for a pragmatic, robust and strategic approach, excellent advocacy and forensic preparation in complex public law cases.

Elizabeth has substantial expertise in acting for all parties in complex care, adoption and wardship proceedings, and has a detailed knowledge of the legal and social care issues relating to Local Authority planning and decision making for children.

Elizabeth makes time to mentor Coventry Law School students, and has recently given a “Trailblazing women in the law” talk at the Law School.

In recognition of her significant contribution to family law and equality law, including diversity in the legal profession, Coventry University, by decision of its Academic Board, has the privilege of conferring the Degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, on Elizabeth Isaacs QC.

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