Elizabeth Shaw


Elizabeth Shaw is a paralegal in Rotheras Family Law department and is based at our Lace Market office.


She assists partner Ann-Marie Bowman, associate Sally Hartland and solicitor Rebecca Lister in all aspects of family work including care proceedings, domestic violence, contact and residency applications, adoption and guardianship, from taking initial client enquiries to assisting with the preparation of court cases.

Elizabeth enjoys all aspects of her work, especially dealing with clients directly and takes a sensitive approach to clients’ matters, providing advice and guidance throughout difficult situations.

Elizabeth has worked for the firm’s family team, primarily in care, since 2001. With 18 years of knowledge and experience acquired in this role, Elizabeth is able to offer help and advice to clients with any queries or concerns they have throughout their matter to try and make the situation as stress-free as possible.

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Elizabeth Shaw's Experience


18 years

Easements: when could an interference arise with my ability to exercise a right of way?

The recent case of Vance & Vance v Collerton & Collerton has illustrated that if it is not unreasonable to insist on the continued luxury of a widely granted right of way, an actionable interference will occur even if the person benefiting from the right is left with reasonable access.

Myth-busting – What are your Legal Rights in a Long-Term Relationship?

Between 1970 and 2015, marriage was in sharp decline. This cultural shift, as more people choose to live together, means there is confusion over the rights of individuals in long-term relationships. With the number of divorce and cohabiting cases on par here at Rotheras, this post answers questions you may have, what you can do and how to navigate a highly emotional period in your life.

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