Elizabeth has practiced family law exclusively since qualification, having trained and practiced as a family solicitor in London. She received the Award of ‘Young Solicitor of the Year’ at the Family Law Awards 2018.
Elizabeth represents clients in all aspects of private family law, specialising in divorce, complex family finances involving commercial assets and international elements, disputes over arrangements for children, cohabitation disputes and urgent injunctive applications. She regularly receives instructions on nuptial and cohabitation agreements. She has acted for a number of high-profile clients.
Elizabeth’s articles have featured in the FT Adviser, Financial Times, Family Law Journal, Lexis Nexis and American Bar Association publications, amongst others, including:
- “Is 2019 the year of the amicable break up?” FT Adviser, Financial Times, 2019
- “Understanding the role of independent financial advice in divorce”, FT Adviser, Financial Times, 2019
- “A day in the life of…Elizabeth Simos”, Lexis Nexis, 2019
- “Judicial Separation – Rare Bird or Damp Squib?” Lexis Nexis, 2019
- “Conduct: Balancing the scales: issues of conduct and non-disclosure”, Family Law Journal, 2019
- “The CISG, a lost cause in the UK?” Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration, 2013
- “Arbitration Clauses Created through Data-Pass Marketing Programs and Shrink Wrap Presentations May create Enforceability Issues”, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Commercial Law Newsletter, April 2013
Before joining Vardags, Elizabeth worked at a London law firm, during which she received the Award of ‘Young Solicitor of the Year’ at the Family Law Awards 2018. She was also shortlisted for the Young Solicitor of the Year at the Family Law Awards 2017.
Elizabeth is a member of Resolution, and she has volunteered and fundraised for various legal charities.
Elizabeth read Law at the University of Surrey, after which she completed a Master of Laws degree in Commercial and Corporate Law at Queen Mary University of London, and the LPC at BPP Law School thereafter.
Elizabeth speaks fluent Greek.
Outside of work Elizabeth enjoys sport, particularly swimming and horse-riding. She maintains a keen interest in international figure skating competitions, having been a member of the Hellenic national team in her youth.