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 former Chair of: Law Society’s Access to Justice Committee
The ABS and New Law Advisory Council
Current Co-chair of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group
Private Law Solicitor member – Family Justice Council

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
Direct dial: 020 3866 5721


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
Call Susan on: 020 3866 5720

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

Amy Woolfenden


Amy Woolfenden is a solicitor who specialises in child care law. She became an accredited member of the Law Society’s children panel in 2014 and represents children, parents and other family members in predominately care proceedings. Amy also has extensive experience in special guardianship orders, discharge or revocation of public law orders, domestic abuse matters and private children issues such disputes over where a child should live or who a child should spend time with.

Amy is committed to representing vulnerable clients whether they are a child, parent or other party who requires a passionate solicitor dealing with this area of law.

Notable cases: London-Borough of Newham v KA Mother Ors [2016] EWFC B11

Contact Amy on Amy.Woolfenden@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Amy on: 020 3866 5722

Lucy Jones-Clarkson

Lucy qualified in 2019 and has been undertaking family work for the past four years. She is hugely dedicated to her clients and works hard to get the right results. Lucy has received high praise for her domestic abuse work and her private client’s financial work where she demonstrates a tactical ability way beyond her years of qualification. She undertakes private law children cases as well as clients who are separating and divorcing.

Contact Lucy on: lucy.jones-clarkson@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Lucy on: 020 3866 5724

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

Lauren is a qualified solicitor committed providing a thorough, friendly and professional client experience. Lauren works hard for clients in public and private disputes concerning children. She is committed to securing protection for victims of domestic violence. Her hard work ethic and kindness are regularly commented on by clients and colleagues.

Contact Lauren on: Lauren.Baldi@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Lauren on: 020 3866 5723

Molly Ashcroft

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.

Contact Molly on: Molly.Ashcroft@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Molly on: 0203 866 5725

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

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.

Contact Flora on: Flora.Hughes@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Flora on: 020 3866 5726

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

Trainee Solicitor
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. Bethan works closely with Amy Woolfenden to provide a friendly, thorough service on more complex public law cases. Bethan is the recipient of the 2019 Peter Clark Prize for Family Law. She has a long standing interest in campaigning work and access to justice.

Contact Bethan on: Bethan.Ratcliffe@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Bethan on: 020 3866 5728

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

Nothing was too much trouble, Bethan was really patient.

Alex Field

Trainee Solicitor
Alex undertakes a wide range of private children, finance and divorce work in addition to emergency steps work to assist victims of domestic abuse. She is wholly committed to providing a friendly and efficient service. Alex recognises the extra support required in complex and distressing proceedings and always and goes above and beyond to provide it. She is committed to helping provide access to justice for all. 

Contact Alex on: Alex.Field@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Alex on: 020 3866 5727

I have been the victim of domestic violence for many years, and I appreciate all of the work that Alex has been doing. She has given me the opportunity to be properly represented and listened to for the very first time.

Rebecca Pantelli

Graduate Paralegal
Rebecca 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. Rebecca specialises in urgent cases, working quickly to provide a friendly and efficient client experience.

Contact Rebecca on: Rebecca.Pantelli@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Rebecca on: 020 3866 5729

Evangeline Pritchard

Graduate Paralegal

Evangeline undertakes domestic abuse cases and works hard to secure emergency protection for clients.  She is committed to providing a friendly and efficient service providing on-going advice and support to clients throughout their cases. Evangeline specialises in urgent cases, working quickly to provide a friendly and supportive client experience.

Contact Evangeline on: Evangeline.Pritchard@beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Evangeline on: 020 3866 5731

Rosie Barnes

Graduate Paralegal

Rosie specialises in domestic abuse cases and is dedicated to securing protection for her clients. She is focussed on supporting her clients and is committed to achieving the best possible results for her clients. Rosie also represents vulnerable clients at court and her personable approach is regularly commented on by clients.

Contact Rosie on: Rosie.Barnes@Beckfitzgerald.co.uk
Call Rosie on: 0203 866 5730

Rosie provided me with detailed, professional and caring service. This made me feel supported and well taken care of. Absolutely excellent service.

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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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