26 Nov, 2021

NGA Law wins ‘Highly Commended’ award at the Family Law Awards 2021

We are thrilled and honoured to have received an award at the Family Law Awards, the major annual awards ceremony for UK family law solicitors, this year. ‘Highly Commended’ for

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20 Nov, 2021

On Trans Day of Remembrance, we reflect on law reform and what needs to change for trans people in the UK

Trans Day of Remembrance is observed annually on 20 November, and is a sombre occasion on which we remember those whose lives have been lost through anti-trans violence.

19 Nov, 2021

Planning for what happens when you die: all the things you should think about as a trans person

In order to ensure that your identity and legacy is respected as far as legally possible after death, there are a number of steps that you can take.

13 Nov, 2021

This Trans Awareness Week we are raising awareness about legal issues faced by our trans and non-binary clients

NGA Law and Brilliant Beginnings have always been prominent supporters of LGBT+ inclusion, with a long history of campaigning for LGBT+ rights.  We support reform of the Gender Recognition Act

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05 Oct, 2021

Court of Appeal rules that doctors, not judges, know best whether trans kids should be prescribed puberty blockers

We are delighted that the Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the High Court in the case of Bell v Tavistock. You can find more detail about the

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16 Sep, 2021

Government to modernise rules on how long eggs, sperm and embryos can be stored in the UK

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.

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.

01 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)

04 Jun, 2021

Parental Responsibility granted to a non-birth mother in a disputed lesbian parenting case

Jade and Heidi write for the Review about an important decision on same-sex parenting where the court ruled in favour of the non-birth mother.

17 May, 2021

Gender Recognition Act reform: why the government is failing transgender people

Natalie writes for the Review, commenting on the government’s recent decision to not substantively reform the Gender Recognition Act.