Ranked as a "Next Generation Partner" by The Legal 500 2020, Lisette trained as a barrister in 2005 and cross qualified as a solicitor in 2008, before joining Dawson Cornwell in 2010. She was made up to partner in 2019.
Lisette is a keen advocate and advises on all areas of private family law from cohabitation and pre nuptial agreements through to divorce, financial disputes on separation, contact with children and enforcement. She also has experience securing financial remedies following a foreign divorce and maintenance for "abandoned spouses". More recently she has advised on a number of cases involving complex jurisdictional issues.
Lisette holds a Masters’ degree in law with the University of Bristol; her dissertation for which, completed in 2014, was on the EU Maintenance Regulation 4/2009. She is the Founder and Chair of the EU Maintenance Regulation Working Group, comprising senior lawyers and judges. In 2018, Lisette was appointed on to the Law Society Family Law Committee.
Lisette is a member of Resolution, the Family Law Bar Association, the Franco British Lawyers Society, the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA). She also volunteers for the Rights of Women advice line.
She is a regular author and speaker on family law.
Next Generation Partner
"Lisette Dupré is immensely knowledgeable and superb".
Legal 500 2020
Lisette Dupré has "a real passion and enthusiasm for her work".
Legal 500 2017
"a real passion and enthusiasm for her work"
The Legal 500, 2017
"...kind, caring and extremely sharp"