A review of the High Court Family Division case of FC v MC  EWHC 154 (Fam) (29 January 2021).
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The case of Re X (A child) (Parental order: Surrogacy arrangement)  is yet another example of the Family Court stretching the current outdated surrogacy laws in the UK.
A review of the recent Supreme Court decision in Whittington Hospital NHS Trust v XX  UKSC 14
Natalie Gamble and Kelly Blaxall examine the recent ruling of the President of the Family Division in Re TT  EWHC 2384 and its significance one for transgender and non-binary parents who conceive children after transitioning in this article from The Review.
Resolution's response to the Law Commissions consultation - Building families through surrogacy: A new law.
Surrogacy is an area of family law that is on the rise and many practitioners all over the country are being asked to give advice. Whilst there are surrogacy lawyers who specialise in this work, all of us should be equipped to deal with a surrogacy enquiry and to refer on where necessary.
Issues regarding fertility law have increased significantly in the last few years and members are now likely to encounter such issues on a more frequent basis. There are family lawyers who have a particular specialism in fertility law but it is an area in which we should all be able to give advice and assistance when requested. This guide aims to assist our members on best practice in this area.
UK law supports surrogacy if it fits a model deemed acceptable: purportedly altruistic, consenting and privately arranged. Surrogacy is therefore not illegal in the UK but it is restricted by legislation.