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Elizabeth Porteous

Degree: Law LLB Hons / Masters: Human Rights Law LLM
Year of call: 2021
Inn of Court: Middle Temple
Practice areas: Family Law, Civil
Profile:

Family

Elizabeth is a first six pupil, under the supervision of Maria Savvides

Background

Elizabeth was a mooting competition finalist and head of mooting whilst she studied for her undergraduate degree.

Alongside her master's degree at the University of Bristol, Elizabeth was part of the Human Rights Law Clinic where she undertook in-depth research into a variety of human rights issues, helping to influence ongoing litigation and policy-making.

Whilst completing the BPTC at University of Law Birmingham, Elizabeth was Head of the Advocacy Committee where she had the responsibility of organising and running mooting competitions and workshops.

Prior to pupillage, Elizabeth worked as a senior legal assistant at Herefordshire Council. Elizabeth worked on a large number of cases concerning children public law. Elizabeth also volunteered for Support Through Court, helping litigants in person to issue or defend claims. As a volunteer, Elizabeth supported in remote-hearings throughout the pandemic.

Scholarships:

Jules Thorn Major Scholarship - Middle Temple

Senior Advocacy Scholarship - University of Law

Interests Elizabeth enjoys going on long walks and paddle-boarding. She also loves to travel and to attend festivals.


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