16 Sep, 2019

Natalie with COTS's Kim and Surrogacy UK's Sarah

Law Commission Surrogacy Symposium, 12 September 2019

The NGA and BB teams were delighted to attend the law surrogacy symposium in London on Thursday which proved to be an insightful and truly fascinating afternoon of discussions. We

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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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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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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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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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17 May, 2018

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Surrogacy in the USA – a chance to meet leading experts at the Shard in London

At Brilliant Beginnings and NGA Law we meet intended parents every day whose decision is not whether to pursue surrogacy, but how. Surrogacy in the UK is possible, but for

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14 May, 2018

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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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02 May, 2018

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Celebrating 3 years of shared adoption leave and pay for new parents through surrogacy

Since 5 April 2015, UK parents to children born through surrogacy have been entitled to adoption leave and pay. The reforms under the Children and Families Act 2014 followed a

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09 Apr, 2018

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Why do I need a will for a surrogacy arrangement?

Putting a will in place is on many of our to-do lists. With busy lives and various responsibilities, making a will usually ends up getting overlooked and becomes as a

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