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Elissa Da Costa

Elissa Da Costa Barrister

Barrister, Mediator, Collaborative Lawyer

Specialists in Matrimonial Finance, Cohabitation and Civil Partnership Disputes. Divorce lawyer specialising in financial claims, dealing with people who’ve been married, lived together or been Civil Partners. 

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How I can help you - these are the services I offer:

Since my call to the Bar in 1990, I have become an established practitioner in my chosen field. Using a creative and innovative approach in finding solutions to Client’s financial matters on divorce, I am also an experienced and principled negotiator as well as an assertive and effective advocate, being National Institute of Trial Advocacy trained.

In addition to my practice in Matrimonial Finance, I am also an expert in cohabitation claims, including drafting both cohabitation agreements at the beginning of the cohabitation and dealing with matters by agreement at its end.

Main Specialisation:

Ancillary Relief, including:
High Net Worth Ancillary Relief
Cohabitation Claims under Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act (TOLATA) 1996
Cohabitation and Separation Agreements 

I have the experience and qualifications to provide these services, as you can see:

Publications:
Contributor to Blackstones Civil Practice
Co-author of family and matrimonial law for Cavendish
Author of “The continuing impact of White” Family Law, October 2001

Training:
I am NITA (National Institute of Trial Advocacy) trained and has created, designed and delivered the Family Electives on the College of Law Professional Skills Course on Advocacy, Interviewing and Negotiating Techniques as well as courses for the Continuing Professional Development of Solicitors


Qualified: Mediator
Specialist Areas: Ancillary Relief
Education:
Middlesex
BA (Hons)
Dip Law
LL.M (Advanced Civil Litigation)

Additional Experience: Mediator, 2003 

I bring more to my work than professional experience; let me tell you something about myself:

A formidable Scrabble player and part time renovator of a Steam Locomotive (but definitely not an anorak!) 

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