Degrees and other qualifications
Erasmus Scholar (Regensburg, Germany)
Astbury Scholarship (Middle Temple)
Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)
Eleri practises across all areas of family law: private children, care, financial remedies (including Schedule 1) and domestic abuse cases, representing clients in all levels of court from the FPC to the High Court. She is happy to accept instructions in relation to cohabitation disputes under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and enforcement applications, both in private child and financial cases.
Her expertise and specialisation include advising upon the international aspects of both children and financial work including questions of jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement. She has a particular interest in the operation of the European regulations in England and Wales across all areas of family law, including the new Maintenance Regulation (4/2009) and Brussels II Revised (2201/2003) as well as the impact of the introduction of the 1996 Hague Convention on Parental Responsibility. Eleri's work in the international arena also extends to reciprocal enforcement of maintenance.
Reported Cases and Publications
The New Maintenance Regulation: A Guide for Family Lawyers, (June 2011)http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed83909
All Bark and No Bite? Enforcement in Private Child Disputes, December 2011, Key Authorities in Family Law
O v P (Jurisdiction Under Children Act 1989 Sch 1)  1 FLR 329
The 1996 Hague Convention: The Fourth Dimension (November 2012)
Lectures and Seminars
Eleri delivered a lecture on international child abduction at King's College London for the Masters in International Child Studies as a visiting lecturer in October 2012. In May 2012 she held a seminar on conference skills to students of the BTPC at Kaplan Law School, London.
Personal, including interests
Eleri enjoys both playing and listening to music. She is an accomplished pianist, harpist and choral singer. Eleri has a keen interest in travel and enjoys skiing, squash, cooking, jazz and fine wine.