Lisette Dupré


Lisette Dupré - Dawson Cornwell

Ranked as a "Next Generation Partner" by The Legal 500 2022, 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.

She 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 has specialist expertise in complex jurisdictional issues, including securing financial remedies following a foreign divorce and maintenance for "abandoned spouses". 

Lisette is a Member of the Law Society Family Law Committee, an Executive Committee member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and Communications Officer for the AIJA International Private Client and Family Law Commission. She is the Founder and Chair of the EU Maintenance Regulation Working Group, comprising senior lawyers and judges.

Her other memberships include Resolution, the Family Law Bar Association, the Franco-British Lawyers Society and the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA). She volunteers for the Rights of Women advice line.

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 a keen advocate and a regular author and speaker on family law.

  • Gold winner of the Citywealth Future Leaders Family Lawyer of the Year - Partner Award 2021
  • Shortlisted for WeAreTheCity 2019 Rising Star Award
  • Shortlisted for WeAreTheCity 2018 Rising Star Award
  • Shortlisted for Jordans Associate Solicitor of the year Awards 2015

Next Generation Partner
“Lisette Dupré is immensely talented. She is as savvy as she is intelligent, and is not afraid to ask the client the difficult questions when necessary. When working with her, there is a real sense of a team effort, and her contributions are invaluable.”
Legal 500 2022

Next Generation Partner
Lisette Dupré “is very knowledgeable about jurisdiction issues in matrimonial finance cases.”
Legal 500 2021

"She is a fantastic family lawyer who is tactically astute and combines this with an excellent technical knowledge of the law. Her cases are always exquisitely prepared with meticulous attention to detail and excellent judgement."
Citywealth Leaders List 2021

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

"immensely talented. She is as savvy as she is intelligent"

The Legal 500 2022

"very knowledgeable about jurisdiction issues in matrimonial finance cases"

The Legal 500 2021

"the perfect blend of expertise and personal support"

Client Review

"immensely knowledgeable, and superb"

The Legal 500 2020