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Family Law Solicitor

Elizabeth McQuay has been ranked in the legal directories and described in the Chambers directories over the years as ‘one of the most successful practitioners. She is very sensible, practical and experienced’ ..‘extremely skilled and incredibly easy to deal with..’ ‘ an experienced lawyer lauded for having ‘the skill of a poet; she can encapsulate 100 words into one...’  ‘..always rising to the top of a case..’ ‘she really does have a fantastic skill with words…a real ability to cut right through to the very essence of an issue’. She continues to impress peers with her ‘confidence to go straight to the heart of a case’. She has ‘…a London touch and the depth of knowledge to tackle the most tangled of cases.’


Elizabeth specializes in all areas of family work, including divorce, Civil Partnerships, claims for financial provision, cases with an international element, jurisdiction disputes, cohabitation disputes and children matters.

Elizabeth has an office in London as well as an office in Oxfordshire. The majority of her work is London based.

Elizabeth has over 30 years experience in family law, and lis committed to resolving differences between parties wherever possible. She has been a Registrar in Kenya and is a past national committee member of Resolution. She was for many years a partner at Gordon Dadds before setting up her own niche firm in 1993. Her clients range from household names and high net worth individuals in the City of London across all walks of life.

Reported Cases of Interest Include

Rye v Rye

[2002] EWHC 956 (Fam): [2002] 2 FLR 981: May 14, 2002

 A v A (Maintenance Pending Suit) (No.2) (2001) 1FLR 377

Elizabeth is an accredited mediator. She has been a member of Resolution since it’s inauguration.

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