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Staff Profile

Liz Forrest
0114 249 6666
Based at: Sheffield
Qualified: 1993
Joined Howells: 2001
Practice Area: Family – Children and Domestic Abuse
Memberships: Resolution Accredited Specialist in Children Law (Private) and Domestic Abuse

Liz undertook her training with Howells in 1991/93 and then re-joined the firm in 2001 having worked in private practice in Bournemouth and then Leeds.

Liz is passionate about her work, specialising in Family Law and especially in the area of Domestic Abuse, helping to obtain protection for those involved (Injunction orders, Forced marriage protection orders, Female Genital Mutilation Orders) and also resolving disputes about children including residence, contact disputes and child abduction cases.

She is a senior solicitor and regularly gives talks to outside agencies about Legal Aid availability and Family Law topics in general. Liz has also previously been a management committee member for Sheffield Women’s aid (now SARAS)

Liz is Sheffield born and bred and is based in the Sheffield office.


“Thank you so much for all your help, I really appreciated it. I don't think the outcome would have been the same without you.” – Oct 2019

“I can't thank Howells Solicitors enough for all the support and help throughout my case. I was very lucky Liz Forrest handling my case in what can only be described as an utmost professional manner and I would recommend her for her sincere empathy and continuous support , and extremely helpful throughout. She is a credit to Howells Solicitors , I couldn't have asked for better service.” – Ms D, April 2019

Just want to say a massive thank you to Liz Forrest at Howells solicitors for her brilliant help with my case. Liz has always given me brilliant legal advice and had fantastic results in court with the help of Liz. Brilliant service.” – RB, Nov 2018

“Thank you so much for all you have done for me and the kids. It really means the world to us all.”

“Thanks so much Liz for all your hard work before, during and after the hearing. I massively appreciate all that you have done.”

“Liz, just wanted to say a big thank you for your advice and support, it’s been invaluable. I will definitely be recommending you.” – K.P, 2017