Elpha LeCointe

Year of Call: 1988

Practice Overview

Elpha specialises in all aspects of Children law, often representing parents and children, but also representing Local Authorities, CAFCASS and the Official Solicitor.

Elpha has extensive experience of serious child protection cases concerning issues of non-accidental injury, physical and emotional abuse and neglect. She also has experience of cases involving sexual abuse including interfamilial and intergenerational abuse and internet pornography.

She has significant experience in cases involving concurrent criminal proceedings and cases involving the cross examination of young and vulnerable witnesses.

Elpha often represents teenage parents and parents with mental health or learning difficulties.

She also has experience of adoption as well as international adoption.

Elpha has lectured to students, solicitors and chambers and contributed to legal texts for students completing the Bar Professional Training Course.

She is a former external examiner for the Bar Professional Training Course.