Elizabeth McGrath QC

Year of Call: 1987, Year of Silk: 2014.

Elizabeth (Liz) McGrath QC was called to the bar in 1987 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014. Liz has practiced for over 20 years exclusively in the field of family law and is ranked as one of the UK’s leading family law QCs by the legal directories. Her expertise spans all aspects of financial dispute resolution and private law matters.

Liz appears regularly in complex high net worth financial remedy cases and has particular expertise in dealing with cases involving private limited companies, partnerships and extensive property and pension portfolios. She routinely deals with issues involving substantial assets and often where the Court is faced with complex factual and expert evidence. She has acted in a number of cases involving minority shareholdings where the issue of quasi partnership has arisen and where contribution arguments have featured. Liz has extensive experience of cases involving significant pension assets where the issue of pension sharing /offset has been the subject of expert actuarial evidence. 

Liz has a proven ability to deal with high conflict issues in a calm and professional manner whilst devoting significant energy to her client’s case. Liz is highly regarded both nationally and internationally