23 Mar, 2020

International surrogacy during the COVID-19 pandemic: Travel, getting your baby home & parental orders

Advice for parents going through international surrogacy about travel, parental orders and navigating the coronavirus crisis.

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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14 May, 2018

Domicile – what does it mean and why is it important if you are having a baby through surrogacy?

A parental order is the UK legal solution for surrogacy; it is a post-birth court order which makes the intended parents the legal parents of their child and permanently extinguishes

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16 Dec, 2016

New High Court decision highlights the importance of establishing ‘domicile’ in international surrogacy cases

High Court judge Mrs Justice Theis has granted parental orders for two children born through a gestational surrogacy arrangement in the US. On the surface this is yet another international surrogacy case

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24 Sep, 2013

Hague Convention to regulate international surrogacy?

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is considering a new global convention on international surrogacy. This follows previous international Hague Conventions regulating inter-country adoption and international child abduction, and marks

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