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International Surrogacy Glossary

International Surrogacy Glossary

A to Z of the international language of surrogacy : terminology for medical , legal and more…. AI – Artificial ...
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Surrogacy In Georgia: Key Information For Parents in 2021

Surrogacy In Georgia: Key Information For Parents in 2021

Are you considering surrogacy in Georgia? We have taken the time to understand the Georgian local rules and legislation for ...
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UK Surrogacy Reform : Proposals and what this would mean

UK Surrogacy Reform : Proposals and what this would mean

Although surrogacy laws have changed over the years, UK laws remain complicated and have plenty of room for improvement.  ...
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Why UK surrogacy laws need to change

Why UK surrogacy laws need to change

Each country has varying rules and regulations when it comes to surrogacy laws, some more restrictive and some more inclusive ...
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UK Surrogacy Law Scandal: What We Can Learn From It

UK Surrogacy Law Scandal: What We Can Learn From It

Has UK surrogacy law really considered how it might approach surrogate twins abandoned by their intended parents? ...
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The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act

This Act is already in force and has had a substantial impact upon the LGBT community for lesbian or gay ...
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Landmark case: Whittington Hospital (Commercial Surrogacy)

Landmark case: Whittington Hospital (Commercial Surrogacy)

Supreme Court Decision Commercial surrogacy is unlawful in this country, unlike in the USA for example, however, in a landmark ...
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UPDATED: International Surrogacy - COVID -19 Travel Ban

UPDATED: International Surrogacy – COVID -19 Travel Ban

Coronavirus and international surrogacy: Your baby is due to be born overseas and you are affected by the travel ban ...
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UK surrogacy law: who needs a lawyer and why?

UK surrogacy law: who needs a lawyer and why?

Surrogacy should be an exciting process, but it can feel daunting too. Here is our professional legal advice to ensure ...
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The History of LGBT Rights in the UK

The History of LGBT Rights in the UK

LGBT history has been around since the beginning of human history. Different time-periods & countries litter the history of LGBT ...
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOU ARE CONTEMPLATING ENDING AN UNHAPPY RELATIONSHIP

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOU ARE CONTEMPLATING ENDING AN UNHAPPY RELATIONSHIP

If, sadly, a relationship breakdown is happening to you right now, or you are contemplating ending an unhappy relationship, what ...
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Award-winning London-based lawyer and Founder of A City Law Firm, Karen Holden, has been invited to gain Freedom of the City.

Award-winning London-based lawyer and Founder of A City Law Firm, Karen Holden, has been invited to gain Freedom of the City.

She was presented with the certificate at Guildhall on Friday 17th May 2019. A City Law Firm (ACLF) launched in ...
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When surrogacy goes wrong

When surrogacy goes wrong

A common concern, in the UK especially, is about the surrogate changing her mind and seeking to keep the child ...
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Surrogacy Reform

Surrogacy Reform

It shouldn't take a car crash for us to react. It shouldn't take sensationalist journalism and broadcasting to prick up ...
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6 game-changing laws that have transformed the LGBTQ community

6 game-changing laws that have transformed the LGBTQ community

It has been over 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality started – and since then we have made some ...
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The Human Rights Act & Surrogacy

The Human Rights Act & Surrogacy

A Single Father’s Journey: The Trilogy The Family Courts have recently had to grapple with the particularly thorny issue of ...
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A “nonsensical” Parental Order time-bar: broken or bent?

A “nonsensical” Parental Order time-bar: broken or bent?

The President of the Family Division had a case where he updated the Parental Order process with a more flexible ...
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Co-Parenting: Alternative but Effective

Co-Parenting: Alternative but Effective

Every family is different; every child’s upbringing unique. However, having more than two adults in a child’s life is not ...
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Surrogacy and Employment Rights

UK Surrogacy Leave & Employment Rights

Does UK surrogacy leave give Intended Parents the right to receive maternity or paternity leave where a surrogate mother has ...
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Surrogacy: Becoming recognised parents

Surrogacy: Becoming recognised parents

Having a child is both an exciting and daunting prospect for any parent, but choosing to have a surrogacy arrangement ...
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