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Elizabeth Hepworth

Year of Call: 2004
Solicitor: 1991
Email Address: [email protected]
CJSM: [email protected]
Telephone: 01202 292 102

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Clerk Details

  • Clerk Name: Robert Leonard
  • Clerk Telephone: 0330 332 0773
  • Clerk Email: [email protected]


Elizabeth is a family law specialist and has dealt with the cases involving the following facts/issues:

  • Fact finding and care proceedings involving death of two infants as a result of alleged suffocation by a parent
  • Care proceedings involving parents  with profound learning difficulty  both from the point of view of parents and local authorities.
  • Parents and children with sensory  impairment.
  • Cases involving high levels of neglect and addiction
  • Fact finding and care proceedings involving the infliction of deliberate burns on children and restraint with gaffer tape
  • Skull and skeletal  fractures to infants
  • Factitious Illness
  • Cases involving sexual abuse of children of an extreme nature/child exploitation
  • Cases involving profound mental illness/disorder and also physical illness
  • Special Guardianship applications
  • Child Arrangements applications particularly those involving the need for a 16.4 Guardian and  intractable child arrangements disputes between parents
  • LGBT parenting
  • Social Minority / ethnicity / religious  issues
  • Blood transfusion cases
  • Removals from Jurisdiction

Elizabeth has a tenacious but pragmatic approach. She is prepared to ‘go the extra mile’ not only for the lay client, but also those who instruct her.

In her spare time Elizabeth has worked as a  mentor for  adults with severe  learning difficulties on a voluntary basis.

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