There are various different ways to conceive a family as a lesbian couple, but one which often prompts questions about the law is home insemination with a known sperm donor.
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
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
The Law Commission (the UK’s independent body which reviews out of date laws and recommends whether and how they should be reformed) is considering whether to review UK surrogacy law
Suzi has written an article published in this month’s The Review magazine (published by Resolution for accredited Family Lawyers in the UK) about the benefits of mediation for modern families.
There is growing awareness in the UK of the fertility needs of transgender people. Hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery often affect fertility and so, like cancer patients having chemotherapy, a
The High Court has refused a known sperm donor’s application for regular involvement with the baby he helped a lesbian couple conceive. Although Mrs Justice Theis had previously given the
If you are planning a known donation or a co-parenting arrangement, mediation can be a really effective tool for helping you set strong foundations. Sadly we see too many disputes
The NGA team has been delighted to support a project run by Big Voice London on surrogacy law reform, asking whether the law in the UK needs to be updated.
Surrogacy has hit the headlines again, with India apparently in the process of prohibiting foreign couples engaging in surrogacy there. With hundreds of UK parents travelling to India for surrogacy each year,