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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15 Oct, 2019

Transgender parent case – UK High Court rules that man who gives birth cannot be registered as his child’s ‘father’.

The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane (the most senior first-instance family court judge in England and Wales) has ruled in the case of Re TT on the

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06 Oct, 2019

Our views on the Law Commission surrogacy reform proposals

The Law Commission’s surrogacy reform consultation is a once-in-a-generation chance to get surrogacy law right.  We have spent the last few months carefully considering our response, drawing on our legal

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10 Aug, 2019

Helping you respond to the Law Commission surrogacy consultation

The Law Commission is, until 11 October, consulting on surrogacy law reform. Its provisional proposals are positive and, if passed, will enable intended parents to be legal parents from birth

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17 Jun, 2019

How do I find a UK surrogate and do I need a surrogacy agreement?

How do I find a surrogate in the UK? Surrogacy is legal in the UK but the law prohibits third parties from matching for profit and stops individuals advertising  for

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