22 May, 2018

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Transgender parents and contact arrangements – Am I at risk of losing my children if I transition?

All children have a right to a relationship with both (or all) their parents. The law is no different if a parent is transgender or gender diverse, but there is

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21 May, 2018

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Do I need my ex’s permission to move abroad with our child ?

The law protects a child’s right to a relationship with both (or all) of his or her parents. That means that there are rules surrounding whether a parent can move

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30 Oct, 2016

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Natalie speaks to the UK Family Law Bar Association national conference about surrogacy and modern families

Natalie was invited to the FLBA national conference last weekend, as one of a number of speakers including the President of the Family Division and Lord Justice McFarlane from the

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20 Sep, 2016

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Planning for death when you’re making life – why you should make a will if you’re conceiving through assisted reproduction

The ugly fallout which results from the lack of a Will was made public earlier this year following the dispute between Prince’s surviving siblings after it was discovered that he

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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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29 Oct, 2015

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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

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18 Jun, 2015

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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

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‘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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