Kelly Blaxall (She/her)


With a lively and approachable nature, Kelly is one our senior paralegals, managing many of our UK and international surrogacy cases, and helping parents to apply for British nationality and passports for their children born through surrogacy. She also has expertise in adoption and conception law, and routinely drafts specialist wills.

She is a CILEX Advanced Paralegal (MCILEX), working towards qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer.

A member of our team since 2017, Kelly is experienced in all areas of our legal work, and is a legal manager for clients on our Brilliant Beginnings pathways, offering exceptional client care and invaluable attention to detail. Kelly also manages Robyn and Alejandra.

A graduate in psychology, Kelly previously worked in pressurised and emotive family roles as a Therapeutic Practitioner in a children’s home.

What clients say about Kelly…

Thank you Kelly for making this happen and guiding us so clearly through the process.

We would like to thank you immensely for your support and guidance through this process. The Court process was interesting and lovely. We felt very moved by it. You’ve both been super helpful , encouraging and made the process so much easier. Thank you ever so much, we are so grateful. 

We really appreciate the seamless support we’ve received in this process. I work with a lot of lawyers and other professional services organisations for one reason or another and I have to say this was up there as the best experience yet.

Thank you Kelly for making this happen and guiding us so clearly through the process.

I highly recommend Kelly and hope that other families with similar issues that need resolution find your practice.

Published articles


Concerning shifts in the shrinking world of global surrogacy


Bionews, 2023


When fathers are mothers:

Re TT and the absurdity of modern family law that does not include transgender parents

The Review, 2020


Some of Kelly’s blogs

Surrogacy for non-biological parents

Can I pursue surrogacy if I have no biological link with my child?

Getting surrogacy families home during COVID-19

We follow up with the families who were fighting to get home during a pandemic

What is the difference between parental responsibility and legal parenthood?

We look at the nuances and the differences.

Transgender parent case

UK High Court rules that a man who gives birth cannot be registered as a father.

Will my child born through surrogacy be British?

And how do I apply for a UK passport?

Other team members

Becky Albrow

Accounts Manager

Robyn Jones


Alejandra Rodrigues-Ramones


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