Liz Fitzpatrick


Liz Fitzpatrick has substantial experience in representing children on complex public law cases with a focus on care cases and adoption matters.

Major referrers: due to her high profile, regularly receives recommendations (to adopters) from several Local Authorities in West London and is also well known to CAFCASS / Guardians, Family Barristers, Family Experts and courts in the area. She is listed as an expert in her field of practice in the Legal Experts directory.

Key dates LLB Leicester University 1982, qualified 1985

Career Hart Fortgang, IBB since 1985

Member Association of Lawyers for Children, Member of Children Law Accreditation Scheme (Children's Representative)

Legal 500 in 2018 says:

"Clients of IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)'s family rate its 'outstanding service and approachable and personable manner which puts clients at ease during stressful situations'. Other key figures include Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, who is 'articulate, sensible and compassionate', and Vicky Preece, who has more than 15 years' experience representing children and other family members in care cases".

Legal 500 in 2016 says:

"IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) is noted for its ‘excellent service’ and ‘insightful and timely advice’. The practice is equally adept at handling financial remedy cases and childcare matters. Key names for high-value divorce work include Amanda Melton. The ‘superb’ Elizabeth Fitzpatrick is also recommended."

Legal 500 in 2014 says:

"The‘highly intelligent and focused' Liz Fitzpatrick heads a specialist childcare unit."

Legal 500 in 2012 says:

“IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) ‘guarantees a highly professional service’ and ‘unhesitatingly goes the extra mile’. It saw a significant increase in collaborative cases in 2011. Elizabeth Fitzpatrick is ‘rigorous and indefatigable’.”

Team child care Based Capital Court - Uxbridge