Bethan Cleal


Bethan Cleal is a solicitor in the Winchester office. Bethan joined the Stowe Family Law team in Winchester in September 2018.

Areas of Expertise
  • Adoption
  • Child Maintenance
  • Children Issues
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Divorce
  • Financial Settlements
  • Surrogacy
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Bethan’s particular specialism lies in domestic and international surrogacy arrangements, in which she frequently conducts her own advocacy. Bethan also has experience of family and fertility law, including cases involving legal parentage, donor conception, divorce/civil partnership dissolution and financial matters arising upon separation.

Training & employment experience

Bethan graduated from the University of Southampton in 2013, before completing her LPC at the University of Law in Guildford. While studying, and during her gap year, Bethan completed work experience with a High Court judge and spent time at a number of family law firms and barristers chambers. Bethan trained in a niche fertility law firm and has specialised in family law throughout her career.


Bethan’s approach is to focus on finding a creative resolution which works best for her clients individual situation. She is friendly, sensible and practical, and will work hard to achieve the best possible outcome.

Outside of work

Bethan loves travelling and keeping fit. She loves to socialise with her family and friends and tries to make her way down to Cornwall for some sea air as much as possible. At the weekends you can usually find her watching her partner play for the local football club, Winchester FC.

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