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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17 Jul, 2015

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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

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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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23 May, 2014

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Court of Appeal rules for non-birth mother in lesbian parenting case

In an important decision on same sex parenting, the Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of a non-birth lesbian mother seeking parental responsibility (the legal authority to be involved

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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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12 Jun, 2013

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High Court declares lesbian non birth mother ‘not a parent’ due to errors at fertility clinic

Richard has written an article for Bionews about the High Court’s recent decision that a lesbian non birth mother is ‘not a parent’ due to errors at a fertility clinic. The

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31 Jan, 2013

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Landmark High Court ruling on sperm donation and same sex parenting

The High Court has today made a landmark ruling, allowing two civilly partnered sperm donors the right to ask for contact with their biological children (against the wishes of the

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22 Jan, 2013

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Natalie talks to Red Magazine on the 101 ways to make a family

Red Magazine has a feature this month about alternative routes to parenthood. From Melanie and her husband who have surrogate twiblings born five days apart, to gay dads with twins

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31 Jul, 2012

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NGA in today’s Independent: civil partnership five times more popular than expected

Today’s Independent reports the rising numbers of same sex couples registering as civil partners – and getting divorced.  According to the ONS, over 50,000 couples have now registered as civil

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