20 Nov, 2015


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

Read more  

02 Nov, 2015


Possible changes to surrogacy in India

Surrogacy has hit the headlines again, with India seemingly on the verge of prohibiting foreign couples from engaging in surrogacy there. Surrogacy laws have already been tightened significantly in India

Read more  

29 Oct, 2015


Mitochondrial Donation becomes licensable in the UK from today

On 3 February 2015, the House of Commons voted to approve the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015, and made the UK the first country in the world

Read more  

18 Sep, 2015


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

Read more  

17 Jul, 2015


High Court awards parental order in first South African surrogacy case

Following a recent ruling by the High Court (Re A [2015] EWHC 1756 (Fam)), legal parenthood has been awarded to a same sex couple who had a child, born through

Read more  

01 Jul, 2015


High Court awards parenthood for international surrogacy children – 8 and 5 years after they were born

In a landmark ruling published today (Re A and B 2015), the High Court has awarded legal parenthood for two surrogate-born children, age 8 and 5, who were left ‘legally

Read more  

18 Jun, 2015


Are contracts and pre-birth orders the way forward for UK surrogacy?

Natalie and NGA paralegal Melissa Elsworth have co-written an article published in this month’s International Family Law about the future of UK surrogacy law. ‘Are contracts and pre-birth orders the way

Read more  

15 May, 2015


‘It’s about changing lives – and the law’ NGA featured in the Times

The Times published a full page feature yesterday about us, covering the groundbreaking legal cases we have handled over the last 6 years, our forward-thinking approach to practising law, and our sister organisation Brilliant Beginnings which

Read more  

11 May, 2015


High Court awards care of baby girl to gay couple

NGA has been in the news this week, having represented a same-sex couple awarded main care of their baby daughter after a 15 month High Court battle. In H v S

Read more  

05 Apr, 2015


‘Maternity leave’ for surrogacy starts today

From today, parents in the UK expecting a child through surrogacy have the same rights to time off work as other new parents. Reforms under the Children and Families Act

Read more