06 Oct, 2019

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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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16 Sep, 2019

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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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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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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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26 Mar, 2018

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Single parent surrogacy – the government must heed Parliament’s warning

Natalie has written a comment piece for this week’s Bionews supporting Parliament’s criticism of the government ‘remedial order’ which will enable single parents, like couples, to apply for a parental

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30 Oct, 2016

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UK surrogate vetoes legal parenthood for biological parents despite having no wish to be involved in children’s lives

The High Court has ruled that it cannot award legal parenthood to the biological parents of twins born through a UK surrogacy arrangement,  because the surrogate who carried them has

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30 Oct, 2016

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Natalie speaks to the UK Family Law Bar Association national conference about surrogacy and modern families

Natalie was invited to the FLBA national conference last weekend, as one of a number of speakers including the President of the Family Division and Lord Justice McFarlane from the

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21 Oct, 2016

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Don’t miss your chance to tell the Law Commission why they should review UK surrogacy law

The Law Commission (the UK’s independent body which reviews out of date laws and recommends whether and how they should be reformed) is considering whether to review UK surrogacy law

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