Post on 27 Jan 2017
On 15 December 2016, The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) approved the use of a new medical technique, known as mitochondrial donation, at UK fertility clinics. This means people at high risk of conceiving a baby with certain life-threatening genetic conditions can have the...
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Post on 18 Jan 2017
The International Family Law Practice is recognised as an essential guide for family lawyers on international family law. The fifth edition for 2016-2017 was published last month to meet continued growth in international family law cases -http://www.jordanpublishing.co.uk/practice-areas/family/...
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Post on 15 Nov 2016
Louisa Ghevaert comments in the Daily Mail The official handover of Britain's 1000th surrogate born child to her intended mother took place off hospital premises, in the car park, the Daily Mail reports. Despite the hospital staff treating the birth of the child with sensitivity and respect,...
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Family Law
Post on 30 Sep 2016
By Louisa Ghevaert, partner and head of the fertility and parenting team at Michelmores LLP The ruling by Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, In the Matter of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (Case V) [2016] EWHC 2356 (Fam) is the fifteenth in a series of fertility...
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Family Law
Post on 22 Sep 2016
Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting team, Louisa Ghevaert, joined the debate on Indian surrogacy law reform on BBC Woman's Hour on Tuesday 20 September 2016.  The interview looked at the Indian surrogacy and fertility industry and proposed law changes. The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill...
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Post on 8 Jun 2016
Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting team Louisa Ghevaert, is to speak at the Alternative Parenting Study Day, as part of the British Fertility Society's (BFS) Study Week teaching programme, taking place on 10 June 2016. BFS is a national multidisciplinary organisation representing...
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Post on 22 Mar 2016
This article, authored by Louisa Ghevaert from the Firm's Family team, was first published in the Family Law Journal (Legalease).  Louisa Ghevaert outlines the findings and recommendations contained in a report on UK surrogacy, including survey results.. The report of the Surrogacy UK Working Group...
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Post on 25 Feb 2016
Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting Team, will join a group of expert speakers at the 3rd annual Families Through Surrogacy Conference in London on 5 March 2016.  The day will include talks by IVF providers, parents, surrogates, government officials, lawyers and surrogacy...
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Post on 25 Feb 2016
In an article in the March 2016 edition of Family Law Journal Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting team, outlines the findings and recommendations contained in the report of the Surrogacy UK Working Group on surrogacy law reform Surrogacy in the UK: myth busting and reform...
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Post on 12 Feb 2016
The English High Court recently published another case highlighting mistakes by a UK fertility clinic leaving a couple embroiled in a legal parenthood battle.  In this latest case, F v M & Others [2015], the judge highlighted "precisely the same kind of administrative incompetence by a...
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