Eleanor Battie > The Chambers of Richard Booth KC > Brighton, England > Lawyer Profile

The Chambers of Richard Booth KC
1 Crown Office Row, Brighton


Eleanor has been specialising in family law since 2004. She has a wide ranging practice and is instructed in both private and public law matters in all tiers of the family court.

Eleanor has a predominantly private law practice and, in particular, represents parties in high conflict cases. Eleanor has represented many parents in complex proceedings, which may also involve fact-finding hearings concerning allegations of domestic abuse or harm of the child and those where parental alienation has been alleged.

Eleanor also represents children both in public and private law proceedings.

Eleanor accepts instructions on a public access basis.


Call: 2004, Lincoln’s Inn.


Sussex FJB (Private Law); Sussex FLBA (Secretary); Brighton & Hove City Council Safeguarding Adults Board (lay member 2017 – 2018)


Hurtwood House; Leeds University (2002 2(1) English Literature); College of Law (2004 CPE commendation; Bar very competent).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 2

Eleanor Battie1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Eleanor is strong and always very prepared. Her robust style which clients like. She is a fighter who really cares about getting the right outcome for the client.’

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton is an ‘excellent set with a wide range of barristers who are efficient and pragmatic’ and well known for providing ‘excellent client service’. Eleanor Battie is a ‘formidable advocate’ who is experienced in handling private and public law matters and ‘is meticulous when it comes to preparation’. Jane Peckham has more than two decades experience in the financial remedy sector and is a ‘pragmatic and confident negotiator with a calm and empathetic approach’. Rising star Anogika Souresh specialises in Children Act proceedings and is ‘always articulate in her work and prepares well for cases’.