Article Tag: Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

Surrogacy – make an informed decision

Surrogacy is an emotional issue. Problems that have arisen following a surrogacy arrangement are frequently in the media. In the UK, surrogacy is legal but it is important in the UK to understand that the law does not recognise surrogacy as a binding agreement on either party. There is very little intended parents can do… Read more »

Sperm donors can have contact with children

In a recent High Court Judgement, Mr Justice Baker has ordered that known sperm donors can now apply to court for contact orders under section 8 of the Children Act 1989, even though they have no legal role as parents of their biological child. Justice Baker ruled that two men, whose sperm were provided to… Read more »