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Elisabeth Attwood

Solicitor

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality | Here for Good Volunteer Co-ordinator

Elisabeth is a solicitor and a Level 2 Senior Caseworker (Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme (IASS)).

She has been working at Bindmans LLP since November 2020. Her role at the firm is closely linked to ‘Here for Good’, an immigration charity whose aim is to provide free legal advice to vulnerable EU nationals and their family members affected by Brexit.

Before joining Bindmans LLP, Elisabeth worked as a paralegal on a voluntary basis for a Law Centre, specialising in providing immigration advice. Prior to that, she spent over ten years working as a commercial litigator in a top ranked London law firm. During her time working in private practice, Elisabeth spent many years volunteering at a Legal Advice Centre providing pro bono legal advice.

Her recent immigration practice at Bindmans LLP is predominantly focused on the EU Settlement Scheme. Her current practice also covers appeal work and public law challenges to the Home Office by way of Judicial Review. Elisabeth also coordinates Here for Good’s referrals process and volunteer network. She has experience in working efficiently for clients with complex needs such as homeless individuals, victims of domestic violence and those with complex mental and physical health needs. 

Education and career
  • Elisabeth graduated from Warwick University with a BA (Hons) in English and French.
  • She qualified as a solicitor in 2001.
  • In 2014, Elisabeth completed her LLM in Human Rights at Birkbeck College, University of London, obtaining a distinction.