03 Oct, 2014

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Court unlocks ‘nonsensical’ law for surrogacy parents who miss six month deadline to secure parental status

Until now, intended parents could only apply to become legal parents within six months of the birth of their child.  But in a key ruling today, the President of the High Court

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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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21 Mar, 2014

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High Court deals with legal mess after parents through UK surrogacy separate

A three year old boy born through surrogacy has been left in legal limbo after his parents separated without getting a parental order. The boy had been born through a UK

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01 Oct, 2013

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New HFEA rules on surrogacy come into force today

The HFEA’s new Code of Practice, which comes into force today, contains new guidance for UK fertility clinics dealing with surrogacy cases.  The changes affect how clinics deal with the

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30 Sep, 2013

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European Court of Justice – should mothers through surrogacy have a right to maternity leave?

The European Court of Justice has given conflicting opinions in two cases concerning whether European mothers through surrogacy should be entitled to maternity leave. In the first case, the Advocate General (adviser to the

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26 Jun, 2013

NGA advises Corrie on surrogacy

NGA advises Corrie on surrogacy

We have been working with Coronation Street on their surrogacy storyline (the first in a mainstream UK soap) which has come to a head this week, with surrogate Tina making the

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12 Jun, 2013

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Nicola speaks at the Want To Be A Parent Show

The NGA team were delighted to attend the ‘Want to be a parent’ show in Cardiff at the weekend.  It was great to meet lots of would-be parents, as well

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25 May, 2013

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

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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07 Apr, 2013

HFEA to update surrogacy guidance to UK clinics

HFEA to update surrogacy guidance to UK clinics

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has voted to update the guidance it gives to UK fertility clinics on surrogacy. The new Code of Practice will:  clarify what UK clinics

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