11 Sep, 2017

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Single parents eagerly await remedial order as another parental order application is stayed pending a change in the law

In 2016 NGA Law represented a single father who had a child through surrogacy in the US in a parental order application, and managed to win a formal declaration from

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25 May, 2017

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More High Court decisions following sperm donor clinic errors

Another NGA case has been published recently, and joins the long list of other declaration of parentage cases, nicknamed the “Alphabet” cases which have been heard by the High Court.

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16 Dec, 2016

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New High Court decision highlights the importance of establishing ‘domicile’ in international surrogacy cases

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

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16 Sep, 2016

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Continuing problems with legal parentage for couples having donor sperm treatment at UK fertility clinics

Further to our blog last September about administrative errors made by IVF clinic there have been another run of declaration of parentage cases, nicknamed the “Alphabet” cases, before the President

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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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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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18 Sep, 2015

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Administrative errors at IVF clinics jeopardise families’ legal parenthood

In this recent case, the President of the Family Division made damming criticisms of IVF clinics across the UK, and their regulator the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, highlighting a

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08 Sep, 2015

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We are family!

We are thrilled to have been nominated for family law firm of the year at the 2015 Family Law Awards! This is a very prestigious event in the family law

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04 Nov, 2014

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Ever considered a pre nuptial agreement?

Richard has recently written an article looking at the benefits of pre and post nuptial agreements for same sex couples for online gay magazine Gay Star News. Richard’s article looks

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29 Apr, 2014

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Mediation and fertility law disputes

Mediation is an increasingly common way of resolving family disputes, and can be an effective alternative to lengthy and stressful court proceedings in appropriate cases. We were recently asked to

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