Lisa Cornish

Senior Associate
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Lisa qualified as a Solicitor in December 1994 and joined Birketts in October 2018. She is a Senior Associate in our Family Team.

Prior to joining Birketts Lisa developed a depth of knowledge in family law. She has handled vast matters relating to private family law including finances, children and cohabitation.

Lisa developed a specialism for financial matters and issues that arise in a mixed case load including clients with business interests, interesting pension arrangements and trusts where she have often worked alongside their accountants or financial advisers to advise on strategy and outcomes.

Lisa is based in our Norwich office.

Lisa is recommended and named as a ‘Rising Star’ by Legal 500 [UK 2024]. A source in this edition notes “Lisa Cornish is quietly excellent; she doesn’t shout about her skills enough but leaves no stone unturned.”

Clients in the previous edition said “Lisa Cornish and Denise Findlay bring complementary qualities to the team. Their calmness under pressure and dealing with complex issues is a very important quality.” Another added “Lisa Cornish is always on the end of phone with valuable up-to-date advice. Always listens to what sometimes can be quite in depth personal information. The same goes for Helen Cordingley. Both Lisa and Helen worked hand in hand to sort out a number of things that where time critical and done in order which the target was reached at all times.”

In an earlier edition, a client noted “I have worked with Deborah Lloyd and more latterly Lisa Cornish. Both members of the family team work with an enthusiasm and professionalism. I work in mental health, I find the fact that both lawyers are invested with their clients mental health and wellbeing as well as seeking a best outcome for their client.”

Lisa is also ranked in Chambers [UK 2024]. Clients in the previous edition said “I cannot praise Lisa highly enough for her professionalism and judgement. She delivers to an extremely high standard and approaches everything in a very reassuring, thorough and timely manner.” Another added “She approaches cases without judgement and with absolute professionalism. She updated me throughout and was also wonderfully responsive.”

In an earlier edition, clients noted “She just dealt with the human side of a very difficult relationship very well. She was very calm under pressure.” Another said “She takes a well-considered approach and always operates with the highest levels of integrity.”

Awards and Memberships

Legal 500 Rising Star 2024 logo
Lisa Cornish Chambers logo 2024

Lisa Cornish is quietly excellent; she doesn’t shout about her skills enough but leaves no stone unturned.

Legal 500 [UK 2024]

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