Donor conception and co-parenting

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    • Planning donor conception/ co-parenting
    • Pre-conception agreements (both legal advice and mediated agreement services)
    • Acquiring parental rights
    • Expert advice for professionals and policymakers
    • Known donor disputes 
    • Legal advice/representation
    • Mediation

Our team has unique experience of donor conception and co-parenting arrangements, having worked with hundreds of families (both those being created and families in dispute) and been involved in leading published cases.  

Natalie was heavily involved in shaping the new rights for same-sex and single parents introduced by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 and was cited as a leading expert on donor conception law in the debates in the House of Commons.

We work with leading national organisations like Stonewall, the Donor Conception Network, the HFEA and the National Gamete Donation Trust.  Helen is a member of the HFEA's Lifecycle campaign, a select group of experts working to improve policy and raise awareness about donor conception, and she is a former trustee of the National Gamete Donation Trust.