30 Jun, 2016

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Court of Appeal grants our appeal in Re M posthumous conception case

We are delighted to report that the Court of Appeal has granted our appeal in the case of Re M today. The case involves a young woman (A) who died of

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08 Jun, 2016

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NGA wins Solicitors’ Journal award

We were thrilled to win recognition at the Solicitors’ Journal Awards last week, at a black tie ceremony hosted by Andrew Marr in Covent Garden. The awards recognised the year’s

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20 May, 2016

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UK’s top family judge declares that UK law should give single parents through surrogacy the same rights as couples

Sir James Munby, the President of the High Court Family Division, has made a formal declaration that UK law discriminates against single parents with children born through surrogacy and is

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27 Apr, 2016

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Prevention is better than cure

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.

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28 Feb, 2016

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Transgender parents and UK fertility law

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

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24 Feb, 2016

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Court of Appeal gives permission to appeal in the Re M posthumous conception case

We welcome the news that the Court of Appeal has today given our clients, Mr and Mrs M, permission to bring an appeal in the case of IM v HFEA (Re

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22 Jan, 2016

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High Court gives guidance for international surrogacy cases, after newborn surrogate twins are left stranded for a year in India

In yet another decision to highlight the deficiencies of UK surrogacy law, the High Court has criticised the handling of an international surrogacy case in which twins born to British

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08 Jan, 2016

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What happens when a couple with frozen embryos divorces?

In a recent Californian case, a judge ordered that a divorced couple’s frozen embryos should be destroyed. The embryos were created after the ex-wife, Lee’s, diagnosis of breast cancer, as

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17 Dec, 2015

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High court rules in favour of lesbian parents, refusing sperm donor’s application for contact

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

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20 Nov, 2015

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Recognition for NGA as a top UK family law firm

We have had a busy few months at NGA, with a lot to be excited about. Chambers and Legal 500 The UK’s two main legal directories have published their independent

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