Elizabeth Francis serves as legal officer for ADF UK in London. Her responsibilities include detailed legal research, advocacy, and policy, with a focus on promoting and protecting family life, parental primacy, and religious freedom.
Prior to joining ADF UK, she worked at an international consultancy firm advising global institutions on regulatory and compliance matters. She has also held legal consultancy positions at the Ministry of Justice, the World Health Organization, and a global investment bank. Elizabeth has previously provided human rights legal research to assist lawyers in East Africa and South Asia and has sat on the Boards of both a European Christian political network and a pregnancy support charity.
Elizabeth holds a degree in Law and an LL.M in International Law and Human Rights with distinction from Warwick University, as well as an M.A. in Socio-Legal Studies from the University of Nottingham, where she focused on human rights and maternal health in developing countries. She participated in the ADF Blackstone Legal Fellowship programme in 2011. Elizabeth is admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.