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Lorraine Armstrong

Director

Head of the Family & Litigation Department


Lorraine Armstrong joined Ellul & Co in January 2021 as head of the firm’s family department.  She qualified as a solicitor in the UK in 2003 where she specialised in family and matrimonial law. Lorraine moved to Gibraltar in 2008 when she joined Janis Evans Solicitors and became an integral part of its family and matrimonial team.

Lorraine deals with all aspects of family and matrimonial law. She has an excellent reputation as a leading lawyer in this area and regularly appears before the Supreme Court of Gibraltar.  She has extensive experience in divorce proceedings, financial relief proceedings following divorce including high net worth cases and separation. She also specialises in private and public law proceedings relating to children; contact, residence and maintenance, care proceedings and adoption. Lorraine has also been involved in numerous cross-jurisdictional matters and sits on various working groups in respect of issues concerning children.

Lorraine was instructed by the Government of Gibraltar in 2019 to draft the ground-breaking changes to the Matrimonial Causes Act which has permitted “no fault” divorce in Gibraltar.

She is known for her pragmatism, professionalism and open and friendly approach to clients and colleagues alike.

Lorraine received her LLB (Hons) from Queen’s University Belfast in 2001.