Elizabeth Fisher

Call: 2016

Practice areas

Mediator : Yes

Education

  • Kingston University, Law LL.B, First Class Hons (First in year)
  • University College London, Law LL.M, Merit (68%)
  • BPP University, BPTC, Very Competent

Background

Elizabeth accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ practice including: general civil, property, landlord and tenant, immigration, family, personal injury and crime.

Before commencing pupillage, Elizabeth practised as a County Court Advocate and conducted over 450 hearings. Elizabeth accepted instructions in a wide range of matters, including: small claim disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, contested possession hearings, infant approvals and interim applications.

Elizabeth also worked at a commercial estate agents in Kent, where she assisted in the negotiation of high value joint venture property development projects, landlord and tenant disputes, Housing Act notices and property licensing.

Elizabeth achieved the highest mark in her cohort in her LLB degree and her success and contribution to the life of the University was recognised by the Law School who awarded Elizabeth three prizes. She went on to read for a LL.M, which had an emphasis on human rights.

During her Master’s, Elizabeth volunteered at the Personal Support Unit at the Royal Courts of Justice, supporting litigants in person through the court process. Prior to this experience, Elizabeth was an advisor at her university’s Legal Advice Clinic, offering free legal advice in the community.

Elizabeth was awarded the Harmsworth Scholarship by Middle Temple to assist her to pursue her legal studies.

Crime

Elizabeth accepts instructions for both defence and prosecution. Elizabeth has represented clients charged with various offenses. She has defended in road traffic offenses, raising arguments including special reasons and exceptional hardship.

Civil

Elizabeth has experience appearing in landlord and tenant disputes in the County Court, relating to possession and rent arrears. She has also acted in forfeiture hearings.

During pupillage, Elizabeth has had experience drafting opinions and pleadings relating to interests in land, landlord and tenant and housing matters.

Elizabeth has represented both Claimants and Defendants in contractual disputes, debt recovery claims and enforcement. She has made successful applications to strike out, for relief from sanctions, application to set aside and other interim applications.

Elizabeth has also acted in road traffic cases, cases involving credit hire and MOJ Stage 3 hearings. She has advised on quantum and can provide advice in respect of liability and causation and draft pleadings.

She has also been instructed in insolvency and bankruptcy matters.

Immigration

Elizabeth has appeared in the First Tier Tribunal and accepts instructions in all areas of immigration proceedings.

Family

Elizabeth accepts instructions in all private and public family proceedings. Elizabeth has experience of handling cases involving domestic violence.

Awards

  • Middle Temple, Harmsworth Scholarship, 2014
  • BPP University, BPP Excellence Award Scholarship, 2014
  • Kingston University, Helen Bethune Prize for Outstanding Grades, 2013

Interests

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys baking, theatre and photography. Elizabeth also enjoys traveling, where she attempts to improve her photography skills.

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Elizabeth Fisher
10 King's Bench Walk
Temple
London EC4Y 7EB
(t) +44 (0)20 7353 7742
(f) +44 (0)20 7583 0579
(DX) 24 LDE

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