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Elizabeth Wilson

Call 2013

Practice Profile

Lizzie Wilson was taken on as tenant in Chambers in 2015 following completion of Pupillage. Lizzie specialises in both criminal and family law.

In crime, Lizzie both defends and prosecutes in the Crown Court, Youth and Magistrates’ Court. She has appeared in a range of offences and has particular experience in violence, drugs, offensive weapons and sexual offences. Those who instruct Lizzie credit her with the ability to deal with clients in a professional and yet approachable manner. She is adept in dealing with vulnerable witnesses and clients and has experience in working closely with intermediaries.

In family law Lizzie appears for respondent parents, grandparents and children (both directly and by their Children's Guardian) in public law Children Act/Adoption Act proceedings.

Lizzie has been instructed as disclosure counsel by the Government of Gibraltar and both disclosure and LPP counsel by the Serious Fraud Office on a number of cases.

Lizzie is a Grade 1 prosecutor and is a member of Lincoln’s Inn.


  • The South Eastern Circuit
  • The Criminal Bar Association
  • The Association of Women Barristers


  • CPS Advocate Panel at Level 1 (2015)

Education and Awards

  • LLB (Hons) The Open University (2012)
  • BPTC, The College of Law (2013)
  • The Bar Council’s “Advocacy and the Vulnerable” accredited (2018)

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