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.

30 Apr, 2021

Surrogacy for non-biological parents

Can I pursue surrogacy if I have no biological link to my child? We have outlined the different options for securing rights as a non-biological parent through surrogacy.

12 Apr, 2021

LBT Women’s Health Week: Webinar with Natalie Gamble

LBT Women’s Health Week 2021 included a webinar talk on donor conception options for LBT women, led by Fertility Network UK.

08 Apr, 2021

British Infertility Association (BICA) training – the law for transgender fertility patients

Jade was happy to give some training to infertility counsellors with the BCIA about the law on fertility and parenthood for transgender parents.

31 Mar, 2021

High Court rules that parents can authorise puberty blocking treatment for transgender children and young people

The High Court has ruled that parents and carers with parental responsibility can lawfully consent to their children and young people being prescribed puberty blockers.

23 Mar, 2021

Fertility law masterclass from Natalie Gamble

Natalie talks all things surrogacy, IVF, donor eggs and sperm, LGBTQ family building and more in a masterclass for Fertility IQ.