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)

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.

18 Dec, 2020

Bell v Tavistock – High Court ruling on puberty blockers and what it means for transgender children and young people

We look at the High Court’s Bell v Tavistock judgment from 1st December 2020 and what it means for the transgender community.

25 Sep, 2020

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The government’s disappointing decision not to modernise the Gender Recognition Act

We are hugely disappointed to see our transgender clients let down by the decision to retain the existing Gender Recognition Act legislation.

05 Jun, 2020

What happens when a parent dies mid-surrogacy journey?

A new High Court surrogacy decision once again highlights inadequacy of UK surrogacy law. NGA Law has successfully represented the intended parents in a new reported surrogacy case (Re X (2020)) which has, in tragic circumstances, highlighted once again the significant problems with UK surrogacy law.

30 Mar, 2020

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Remote final parental order hearing via Skype – a success!

Jade conducted our first ever ‘remote’ final parental order hearing this week via Skype and it was a huge success.

02 Mar, 2020

Government launches consultation on egg, sperm & embryo storage limits

The government is, until 5 May 2020, consulting on whether the UK’s laws on embryo and gamete storage should be reviewed.  The current law sets limits on how long fertility

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