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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25 Apr, 2018

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University of Manchester to launch new study on the ‘unscripted’ role of sperm and egg donors

The University of Manchester are launching a new research study to explore the social implications of donating sperm or eggs and the effects their decision to donate has on their

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23 Apr, 2018

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Sue Breen joins the NGA Law family

We are delighted to announce that Sue Breen has joined our team as a senior solicitor. Sue qualified in 1991 and is based in our London office. Sue qualified in

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18 Apr, 2018

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I am donor conceived – what information can I find out about my donor?

Natalie and Helen were delighted to attend a reception at the House of Lords on Tuesday evening to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Donor Conception Network, a world-leading charity

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13 Apr, 2018

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Should I put a pre-nuptial agreement in place before I get married or register a civil partnership?

One of the biggest issues when getting divorced or dissolving a civil partnership is unpicking your respective finances. Increasing numbers of couples are considering putting a pre-nuptial agreement in place

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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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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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23 Mar, 2018

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What happens when fertility clinics get legal parenthood wrong?

If you are an unmarried couple conceiving with donor sperm at a fertility clinic in the UK, then you rely on your clinic both to provide good medical care and

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06 Feb, 2018

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Parents through surrogacy who are splitting up? What does UK law say?

Usually, one of the first things parents think of if they are considering separating is how arrangements for their children will be managed. If your children were born through surrogacy,

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21 Dec, 2017

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Court of Appeal rules in favour of transgender parent previously denied any contact with her children

The Court of Appeal yesterday overturned a High Court decision that a transgender woman whose children were being raised in an ultra-orthodox Jewish community should have no direct contact with

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