Liz Bottrill

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Liz Bottrill is a Partner in the Family Law Team at Laytons Solicitors with over 25 years’ experience in the field. She has a particular interest and expertise in the law relating to children and fertility.

Is Egg Freezing The New Fertility Insurance Policy?

Key Points Egg Freezing can extend the biological clockFreezing eggs does not affect their ability to create a healthy pregnancyFreezing 10-20 eggs before you are...

Surrogacy In The UK Is Legal Provided The Legal Framework Is Strictly Complied With

Surrogacy is legal in the UK, but if you make a surrogacy agreement it cannot be enforced by the law. The legal parents at birth.A Parental Order transfers parentage from...

Changes are afoot in the Surrogacy field

The law relating to surrogacy is currently being reviewed by the Law Commission to see if it is fit for purpose.  As a lawyer...

Legal Thoughts on Parentage

The law surrounding parentage is complex and ever-changing. In days gone by the question of who were a child’s parents was simple. The woman...

Freezing Issues: Do you know the law around freezing your eggs?

The law relating to the freezing of eggs is in the news at present as a result of the first legal challenge in the...

You, Me & Co-parenting

The term co-parenting is not one that has a formal legal definition but is a term that is becoming more widely used by the...

When Family Matters

The concept of family has changed beyond all recognition in the space of a generation. The idea of a nuclear family unit comprising of...

Surrogacy in the UK

With all the recent Newspaper headlines about celebrity couples using surrogacy as a way of creating or extending their families, it is perhaps unsurprising...

Are You Considering Adoption?

There are many reasons why people choose adoption as the way to grow their family. For some it is their first choice, for others...

Should same sex couples take legal advice before starting a family?

Same sex couples need no reminder of the impact the law can have on their private lives. As we mark 50 years since the...

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