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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04 Mar, 2015

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Single Dad through surrogacy granted adoption order in legal first

The UK High Court has awarded an adoption order to a single dad through surrogacy, in the first case of its kind in the UK. Describing the law as a

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29 Jan, 2015

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Becoming legal parents after surrogacy – it may not be too late

Nicola has written an article for Gay Star News about the implications of the recent High Court ruling allowing late parental order applications.  For gay dads (and other parents) who

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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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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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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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11 Feb, 2014

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New Foreign Office guidance for parents planning international surrogacy

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has today published updated guidance for parents planning international surrogacy arrangements.   We have been working with the FCO on this new guidance as part of our

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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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