28 February 2018
Louisa Ghevaert is delighted to feature in The Lawyer Hot 100 List 2018 for her cutting-edge specialist fertility and family law practice.
Louisa won a place on The Lawyer Hot 100 List 2018 (litigators section) for her ground-breaking legal work on milestone cases spanning the family, fertility and medical sectors, starting with the first UK case for overseas surrogacy in 2008, Re X and Y (Foreign Surrogacy) and in 2017 the first case to award damages for surrogacy following medical negligence, XX v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust .
The Lawyer Hot 100 List 2018 recognised the national and international nature of Louisa’s legal practice, describing her ‘as an influential figure when it comes to ensuring fertility laws are fit for purpose in the 21st century’.
The Lawyer Hot 100 List “celebrates the UK’s top lawyers: the ones acting on the most significant matters, disrupting the industry with their creative flair. It tracks exceptional individuals from private practice, in-house and the Bar”.
To read Louisa’s full interview in The Lawyer Hot 100 List Career Quiz click here.
Now in its 17th year, The Lawyer Hot 100 continues to showcase legal innovation, expertise and achievements in the field of law. Fertility and family law is rapidly evolving in the UK. It creates complex legal and wider issues and is often out-paced by the needs and expectations of people building modern families using assisted conception. People’s personal and family lives are incredibly varied and this area of work requires not only extensive knowledge of the law but also understanding of individuals’ and their many motivations, pressures and experiences.
To read more about The Lawyer Hot 100 read my previous blog piece.
Need an expert fertility lawyer or family lawyer? If you would like to discuss your situation or you would like specialist fertility and family law advice contact Louisa Ghevaert by email email@example.com or by telephone +44 (0)20 7965 8399.