Bethany Armitage

Call 2019

My Expertise

Introduction

Beth completed her specialist Pupillage in Family Law in December 2020 under the supervision of Nick Brown, Jonathan Nosworthy and Huw Jones.

During her pupillage and thereafter Beth has acquired experience in all areas of family law including private and public, undertaking cases involving injunctions, contact/residence disputes, substance misuse, domestic and sexual abuse. She frequently conducts long-running private disputes including those surrounding parental alienation and in cases where a 16.4 Guardian has been appointed.

Beth is regularly instructed in care proceedings and acts for all parties in a range of hearings. Beth demonstrates an approachable and patient manner, she has worked with a range of clients including those who are vulnerable and have required intermediaries.

Beth is regularly instructed in all aspects of financial remedy and TOLATA proceedings, she has represented clients at preliminary hearings and has successfully obtained settlements for clients at FDR’s.

Prior to commencing her Pupillage Beth taught classes in debating and public speaking to students across the UK and in Kenya as a mentor in a charitable programme aimed at improving social mobility amongst those from underprivileged backgrounds.

Beth has been actively involved in a range of voluntary organisations and pro bono programmes in recent years including mentoring students for mock trial competitions and providing legal workshops to schools/local communities, she continues to volunteer with Advocate (formerly the Bar Pro Bono Unit).

Outside of work, Beth has a keen interest in adrenaline sports and was a member of her university Skydiving club, Beth also enjoys travelling, baking and water sports.

Education

LLB (Hons), Law, University of Birmingham, 2:1
BPTC (LLM), BPP, Very Competent

Appointments and Memberships

West Midlands FLBA

National FLBA

Gray’s Inn