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

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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

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19 Dec, 2013

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Same-sex marriage in England and Wales

Hot on the heels of the government announcing last week that the first same sex marriage ceremonies in England and Wales will take place from 29 March 2014, The Review

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13 Dec, 2013

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Natalie’s article published in Family Law journal – lesbian parents and sperm donors

Family Law (a leading monthly journal for UK family lawyers) has published an article by Natalie which discusses the landmark decision in same sex parenting case Re G and Re Z

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06 Dec, 2013

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NGA’s autumn of public speaking

It has been a busy few months for our whole team speaking at events and seminars across the UK and abroad. AAARTA (the American Academy of Assisted Reproduction Attorneys) hosted a conference

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17 Nov, 2013


UK parents expecting four ‘twiblings’ through surrogacy in India

The BBC has reported a surrogacy case (‘The couple having four babies through two surrogates’) involving a British couple who are anticipating the birth of four babies through surrogacy – two sets

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18 Oct, 2013


Natalie writes for Infertility Network UK magazine: Sperm donors given rights of contact – surely not?

Natalie writes a regular article for the magazine published for UK fertility patients by leading charity Infertility Network UK.  Natalie’s article this quarter discusses sperm donation and the legal rights donors have

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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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03 Jul, 2013


Natalie speaks at leading conference, with Supreme Court Justice Baroness Hale

Natalie was delighted to speak alongside Baroness Hale at a conference in London on 20-21 June of leading UK and international experts in donor conception and alternative reproduction. Baroness Hale

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25 May, 2013


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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