02 Oct, 2014

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Surrogacy transformed my life, but is it morally acceptable?

In 2011, the NGA team helped Alice Jolly and her husband to complete their family through US surrogacy after an incredibly difficult journey of repeated miscarriages and stillbirth.  Alice is a novelist

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22 Aug, 2014

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Baby Gammy case sparks debate about surrogacy law reform

We have been busy over the last few weeks speaking to the media about the baby Gammy case and why surrogacy law needs to be brought up to date.  Amidst a

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24 May, 2014

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International surrogacy: UK High Court awards parenthood to couple living in France

In its latest published international surrogacy decision, the High Court has awarded a British-French couple living in France a parental order in respect of their son born through international surrogacy.

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28 Nov, 2013

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High Court rules in favour of parents through surrogacy, despite irregularities in the US

In a High Court decision published last week Mrs Justice Theis warned intended parents of the importance of ensuring appropriate legal advice  is obtained in the particular foreign destination, as well

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24 Oct, 2013

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Health professionals and surrogacy agencies – last chance to contribute to Hague Conference’s work on surrogacy

We recently wrote for our blog about our evidence to the Hague Conference about whether international surrogacy should be regulated globally.  The Hague has now asked us to help them make a

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08 Oct, 2013

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Natalie speaks at the Modern Families conference in Jersey

Natalie was delighted to be invited to speak at the Modern Families conference in St Helier, Jersey on Friday 4 October.  A gathering of leading lawyers, practitioners and academics, the

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20 Aug, 2013

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High Court decision in three new international surrogacy cases

The High Court’s main surrogacy judge, Mrs Justice Theis, has made her decisions in three new international surrogacy cases public, something she only does if she is considering a new

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11 Jul, 2013

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Helen speaks at ESHRE about overseas surrogacy – law and ethics

In the run up to the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology’s Annual Conference, the British Infertility Counselling Association and the International Infertility Counselling Organisation gathered a group of

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22 Jun, 2013

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Surrogacy overseas: new immigration guidance for UK parents

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has published updated guidance on the immigration procedures for UK parents who have children born through surrogacy abroad.  The rules have not been changed, but they

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25 May, 2013

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High Court judge warns ‘loud and clear': international surrogacy parents need a UK court order

In a High Court ruling published today (a case in which we represented the parents), Mrs Justice Theis has warned parents of children born through international surrogacy that they must

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