2020 applicants
People

Elizabeth Fisher-Frank

Lecturer
School of Law
 Elizabeth Fisher-Frank

Profile

Biography

Liz is a solicitor (non-practising) with many years experience in representing clients in social welfare law, in particular family law, care proceedings and children’s rights. She set up and managed projects in law firms and local and national charities aimed at improving access to justice for vulnerable young people. She has also campaigned on access to justice issues plus has written for the legal press about this. She is a former member of the Law Society’s Children Panel and its Children Law Sub Committee. In September 2019 she was appointed to the Law Society's Family Committee which considers legal and policy issues. She has a Creative Writing MA and writes novels, plays and scripts with legal themes.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Social Work and Human Rights (HS656)

  • Family Law (LW214)

  • Legal Advice Case Work (LW250)

  • Final Year Research Project (LW304)

  • Legal Ethics and Justice (LW352)

Publications

Book chapters (2)

Nicolson, D. and Fisher-Frank, E., (2020). Legal Advice in the Covid-19 Lockdown: Making Do or Brave New World?. In: Covid-19, Law and Human Rights : Essex Dialogues. A Project of the School of Law and Human Rights Centre. Editors: Ferstman, C. and FAgan, A., . University of Essex. 229- 236. 978-1-5272-6632-2

Fisher-Frank, E., Hansen, L., Harwood, J., Lindsey, J. and Tallodi, T., (2020). Access to Justice: A Discussion. In: Covid-19, Law and Human Rights : Essex Dialogues. A Project of the School of Law and Human Rights Centre. Editors: Ferstman, C. and Fagan, A., . University of Essex. 205- 206. 978-1-5272-6632-2

Contact

elizabeth.fisherfrank@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 876121

Location:

4SB.5.13, Colchester Campus