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, and has extensive experience in Family Law spanning over 25 years especially in the field of Domestic Abuse, helping to obtain protection for those involved (Injunction orders, Forced marriage protection orders, Female Genital Mutilation Orders) and also has significant experience in resolving disputes about children including residence, contact disputes, grandparent rights and child abduction cases.

She is a senior solicitor, and an Accredited specialist member of Resolution (Domestic Abuse and Children Law) and regularly gives talks to outside agencies about Legal Aid availability and Family Law topics in general. With her breadth of knowledge and experience, Liz is well known to the local Domestic Abuse services and receives many referrals. Liz has also previously sat on the management committee for Sheffield Women’s Aid.

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


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“Would like to leave a very good review on my experience here at Howells with Liz, from the start to finish I couldn’t have ask anyone better to represent me and help me all way through my case, it’s been a pleasure having Liz by my side.” Aug 2021

Liz forrest was above and beyond bless her, she was very practical in her advice and thorough in her work. You could tell she and her team were so passionate and empathetic and on your side and helped throughout the process.” – October, 2020

I have had an ongoing court case for the last year or so, liz Forrest has been representing me and could not have asked for a nicer lady, shes been helpful and supportive and kept me updated through every step. I can not thank her enough for all shes done!” – 2020

“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.” – 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.” – 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.” – 2017

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