1 Jul, 2021
UK High Court awards parenthood following international surrogacy, despite potential illegality in the country of birth
The High Court has awarded legal parenthood to a British couple who had a little boy via a surrogacy arrangement which (without the parents’ knowledge) may have been unlawful in the country where their baby was born (country Z). NGA Law successfully represented the parents in the case of Re A-B (2020) and we are delighted to see this family finally safe and legally recognised in the UK. What were the facts of this case? The intended parents were both British, although the in...
4 Jun, 2021
Jade and Heidi have written an article, published by Resolution in The Review, about FC V MC , an important decision on same-sex parenting where the High Court ruled in favour of a non-birth lesbian mother seeking parental responsibility despite her lack of legal parenthood. Read the full article here. We are a leading law firm for LGBT+ families and pride ourselves in our approach to modern family law. We offer trusted professional care, knowing how important it is for our LGB...
This Thursday, Heidi will be speaking at @BrillBeginnings event on surrogacy in the US and how Heidi and the NGA team are able to help you through the legal aspects of your US surrogacy journey! There is still time to sign up to the free event. https://t.co/o2dEwscrL1
Some lovely words sent to us and our sibling organisation @BrillBeginnings. Getting to be a part of these journeys is so special! https://t.co/46ZIUBnK0K
Our sibling organisation @BrillBeginnings has obtained data from @MyCafcass - who are involved in all parental order applications – which shows an incredible 350% growth in UK and International surrogacy over the last 12 years. Read their blog below. https://t.co/m7YVp0JMH2
Is UK law changing the way it views commercial surrogacy arrangements? (The Review, Issue 206, July 2020)
- The Review, 28 July 2020
Family planning: how Covid-19 has placed huge strains on all stages of surrogacy
- The Guardian, 14 June 2020
Surrogacy Is Complicated—Then Add a Global Pandemic
- Marie Claire, 17 May 2020
Parents are hiring jets to see their surrogate children for the first time
- Wired, 13 May 2020