16 Sep, 2021
The Department of Health has announced plans to modernise UK law on egg, sperm and embryo storage. NGA Law and Brilliant Beginnings welcome the reform proposals, which look set to simplify the law and enable more fertility patients to store genetic material in the UK for longer. There are many reasons why fertility patients in the UK store eggs, sperm or embryos, including: Adults and children facing treatment for cancer (or other medical conditions) which will affect their...
23 Aug, 2021
Court rules both same-sex parents to be legal parents after fertility clinic error – important new case on legal parenthood
NGA Law has secured a judgment from the High Court Family Division confirming that our clients, a same-sex couple with a child born through sperm donation in the UK, are the legal parents of their son. The decision comes as a huge relief to the two mums, who relied on their fertility clinic to ensure they would both be legal parents and were horrified to be told just after the birth of their child that the non-birth mother could not be recorded on her baby’s birth certificate...
We’ve been busy campaigning for surrogacy law reform this morning. Lovely to see such positive coverage and real life surrogacy stories on the BBC #surrogacy #makingchange https://t.co/V2GfLHuhfX
The Department of Health has announced plans to modernise UK law on egg, sperm and embryo storage. We welcome the reform proposals. https://t.co/5pdZdjL75W
Thrilled at the Court of Appeal’s common sense ruling that doctors, not judges, should prescribe medication and trans kids should not be treated any differently than other kids. Hoping NHS England responds promptly to reopen treatment pathways for all those waiting anxiously https://t.co/E9uYYGuy53
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