10 Aug, 2019

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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

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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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06 Jun, 2019

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Law Commission recommends U.K. surrogacy law reform

The Law Commisions of England and Wales and Scotland have today launched their public consultation on U.K. surrogacy law reform, with provisional recommendations as to how the law should be

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03 Jun, 2019

Will my child through surrogacy be born British? And how do I apply for a British Passport?

If you’re expecting a child through surrogacy, one of your top questions may be how you get a British passport for your baby, particularly if they are born outside the

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20 May, 2019

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Can I get NHS funding for storing my sperm or eggs as a trans person?

Fertility preservation is of particular significance for any trans young person embarking upon a treatment programme which may compromise their fertility. Any consideration of hormone or other treatment must include

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29 Jan, 2019

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I’m a single parent through surrogacy – should I apply for a parental order?

    Following our last blog about the law change for law change for single parents through surrogacy, we’ve been talking to single mums and dads considering applying for parental orders.

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03 Jan, 2019

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UK surrogacy law embraces single parents from today

We are celebrating the coming into force of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (Remedial) Order 2018 which, from today, enables single parents through surrogacy to apply for a parental

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04 Oct, 2018

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Civil partnership for different-sex couples: a win for equality or a store of future problems?

Theresa May announced at the Conservative Party conference this week that the government plans to open civil partnership to different-sex couples. It is not a big surprise. The government has

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28 Jul, 2018

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Single parent surrogacy reform goes back to Parliament

The draft remedial order which will change the law to allow single parents through surrogacy to apply for parental orders has gone back to Parliament for a second time.  It

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27 Jul, 2018

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Supreme Court rules that excluding different-sex couples from civil partnership is human rights discrimination– what next?

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that the Civil Partnership Act 2004 is incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights because it only allows same-sex couples to enter into

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