About our team

working for accessible justice


Jenny Beck

Jenny is an award-winning family lawyer, committed to accessible justice and the rights of the individual. She is an entrepreneurial business leader, successful in creating and running high performing teams.
She is the current Chair of:
Law Society’s Access to Justice Committee
The ABS and New Law Advisory Council
Co-chair of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group

Awards include:
Family Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LAPG), Family Lawyer of the Year finalist (Jordan’s Family Law). Highly Commended Best Woman Solicitor managing a legal aid practice. (The Association of Women Solicitors). Law Society Excellence award for Practice Management (The Law Society). Acknowledged in the annual Hot 100 list (The Lawyer).

Accreditations include:
The Law Society’s Advanced Family Law panel. Resolution Accredited Specialist in Domestic Abuse and Children

Contact Jenny on Jenny.Beck@beckfitzgerald.co.uk



Jenny Beck’s legal knowledge and advice, coupled with a genuine warmth and compassion toward my situation, helped me navigate through a very difficult time. She was available, committed and dedicated, and professional at all times. I would not have got through this without her, which kepy me steady and focused. I would absolutely recommend Jenny and her team.

Jenny was understanding, non-judgemental and supportive. When you are dealing with this level of stress and emotional disruption, it is vital to have someone who can help you to cut through the red tape and give you sound advice, as Jenny did.

AN Brighton

Susan Fitzgerald

Director Family Law
Susan Fitzgerald is a specialist family practitioner who undertakes care cases, adoption and child abduction cases. She has particular expertise in child care cases and has been a member of the Children Panel since 1998. She is an able advocate who represents children, parents and other family members in care and other proceedings brought by the Local Authority.

An accredited specialist in child abduction Susan has considerable experience in acting for parents in international child abduction cases.   She also acts in adoption matters and other complex cases between parents involving their children.

Specialist accreditations: Member of the SRA Children Panel and Resolution, Accredited Specialist in the areas of Child Abduction,  Private Children Law and Domestic Abuse.

Contact Susan on Susan.fitzgerald@beckfitzgerald.co.uk

Susan Fitzgerald is an excellent child care lawyer who has extensive experience and knowledge of representing children in court. Susan is always reliable and professional and when she is appointed to a case, I know that she will represent a child’s wishes and feelings accurately. She works with children and young people in a sensitive and confident way.


Children’s Guardian

I have worked with Sue for many years; she is someone I would recommend to other Guardians. She is very experienced , knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with.

Children’s Guardian

Megan Tapley

Megan qualified in 2016 and has been undertaking family law work for the past three years. She is hugely dedicated to her clients and works hard to get them the right results. Megan has received high praise for her domestic abuse work and has demonstrated a tactical ability considerably beyond her years of qualification. She undertakes private and public law children cases as well working with clients divorcing or separating.

I could not be happier with the great work that Megan has done for me. Megan has gone over and above my expectations of the support, help and advice to which I have received a very successful outcome… Many thanks Megan!

Lucy Jones-Clarkson

Trainee Solicitor
Lucy supports our clients and works closely with the senior team in all areas of family law. Lucy has gained considerable experience in private law, family disputes and domestic abuse. She provides on-going advice and support to clients throughout the proceedings providing a consistent point of contact throughout their case.

I am very happy with the service I received from you. You were very prompt and understanding. It really helped that you were always there to talk things over and give professional and legal opinion whenever I asked….I would recommend you to anyone who is going through any type of family proceedings.

Lauren Baldi

Trainee Solicitor
Lauren is committed providing a thorough, friendly and professional client experience. Lauren works hard to secure protection for victims of domestic violence and also has a keen interest in children proceedings.  Lauren works closely with Susan Fitzgerald and is committed to working towards achieving the right results for clients.

Molly Ashcroft

Trainee Solicitor
Molly undertakes a broad range of family law work. She works closely with Jenny Beck to assist clients with complex children and finance cases. An effective negotiator Molly is described by clients as efficient , helpful and a great listener.  Molly works hard to support our clients throughout their cases.

I would just like to take this opportunity to say a massive, massive thank you for all your hard work and for being so great! This has been a difficult process for me but you have made everything so much easier.

Flora Hughes

Trainee Solicitor
Flora undertakes a range of family law cases, working closely with the senior team. She has particular experience working on domestic abuse cases and care work. Flora is praised for her excellent client care skills and works hard to achieve the best possible results for her clients.

Flora acted for me in a completely professional,comforting and committed way. At the last court hearing it went extremely well and we got the orders that we had asked for.

Bethan Ratcliffe

Graduate Paralegal
Bethan specialises in domestic abuse cases and works hard to secure emergency protection for clients. She is committed to ensuring clients are fully understood and supported. She has a long-standing interest in campaigning work. Bethan provides a friendly, thorough service which is tailored to our client’s individual needs.

Brill, finally got a little closure and safety for my daughter and me. Can now put the horrible past behind us.

Alex Field

Graduate Paralegal
Alex undertakes domestic abuse cases and works hard to achieve the right results for clients.  She has specialist training and  excellent client care skills and provides on-going advice and support to clients throughout their cases. Alex specialises in urgent cases working quickly to provide a friendly and efficient client experience.

Eko Shosholli

Finance and facilities
Eko has been supporting law firms for over a decade with practical, administration and technical expertise.
His positive attitude and focus on solutions helps us to deliver our services to our clients in a modern and efficient way saving both time and expense.

Robert Hush

Consultant – Lawyer

Robert is an experienced family lawyer, helping private clients through divorce and separation and dealing with related issues concerning children and finances and advising on inheritance claims. He is chair of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales and is Vice President of the South London Law Society. Robert is a Senior Lecturer at London South Bank University where he teaches family law and property equity and trusts at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Contact Robert on robert.hush@beckfitzgerald.co.uk

I’d like to thank you for all your help over the last few years working on my case.  You’ve been great all the way through – both professional and understanding, and have helped me to get through a very difficult time. I wish you all the best for the future, and if we meet again I hope it’s outside a court room!


Matthew Howgate

Consultant – Compliance and development
Matthew has been providing expert compliance, strategy and management consultancy since 2008 and is recognized as a leading expert on the legal aid scheme as well as on implementing strategic change and regulatory compliance projects.  He also has a significant experience in public sector commissioning, working with local authorities and those bidding for public sector contracts.

Matthew works closely with existing and new law firms and advice agencies on strategic planning and on compliance issues

Jo Addison

Consultant – Brand, marketing and change management
Jo provides specialist brand and communications advice to law firms, charities and not for profit organisations. She has led major rebrands including major UK charity Victim Support. In addition she focuses on helping organisations recruit, reward and retain their best people through powerful values and employer brands. She provides consultancy and training on how to build a strong, profitable and differentiated brand targeted specifically for law firms.

Jo has won several awards for marketing excellence and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.


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We are wholly committed to a transparent pricing structure so that you understand the likely costs of your case from the outset and can make informed and cost effective decisions as to how your case is run

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We talk your language, make sure you understand everything and we clearly set out the process and what will happen at each stage of the case.

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If you would like more information about how we can help you please contact us using the form below,  call us on 020 7101 3090 or email us on contact@beckfitzgerald.co.uk