Post on 19 Nov 2015
Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting team has contributed to a landmark report, 'Surrogacy in the UK: myth busting and reform' – a report which sheds light and brings into focus the practice of surrogacy in the UK and calls for legal reform. Published by Surrogacy UK...
Post on 22 Sep 2015
The 2015 Legal 500 UK rankings have given official recognition to Michelmores' Family Team, awarding them a top tier position within the South West. In addition, the team also achieved recognition for the first time in London thanks to the notable addition to the team of the "exceptional Louisa...
Post on 18 Sep 2015
Last week, the English High Court published a judgment highlighting mistakes by UK fertility clinics which left eight couples' legal parenthood in jeopardy and highlighted a further 75 similar cases. The couples had to seek declarations of parentage from the High Court, following mistakes...
Post on 11 Sep 2015
Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting team Louisa Ghevaert, will join a group of expert speakers at the International Family Law Conference, taking place on 21 October 2015. The conference is organised by media publication Family Law, in association with The International Family Law Group –...
Post on 24 Jul 2015
How is infertility defined? Infertility is a failure to conceive a child following regular unprotected sexual intercourse for one to two years. NICE Guidelines (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) recommend that a woman of reproductive age who has been unsuccessful in conceiving...
Post on 16 Jun 2015
Louisa Ghevaert: Specialist contributor on surrogacy law to the fourth edition International Family Law Practice 2015-2016
The most recent edition of International Family Law Practice, an essential practitioner's guide for all family lawyers, was published at the beginning of June 2015. Louisa Ghevaert, Head of the Michelmores Fertility & Parenting Team, is delighted to be a specialist contributor on surrogacy law...
Post on 20 May 2015
Louisa Ghevaert was amongst the world's leading professionals of Assisted Reproductive Technology when she attended the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML) Surrogacy Symposium in London on 18 May 2015. The symposium facilitated expert in-depth discussions amongst representatives...
Post on 5 May 2015
Louisa Ghevaert - co-author of definitive medical textbook entitled, Reducing Risk in Fertility Patients
Believed to be the only book of its kind 'Reducing Risk in Fertility Patients' is a comprehensive multi agency guide to the risks involved with fertility treatment. Published on 31st March 2015, the book is an essential resource for all fertility clinic staff to consult to reduce the risk...
Post on 28 Apr 2015
Following recent legal changes, intended parents through surrogacy can now benefit from paid time off work and leave like other parents if they meet the relevant criteria. New adoption pay and leave for intended parents Where a surrogate baby is due or born on or after 5 April 2015, one of the...
Post on 20 Apr 2015
We Are Family magazine published the story of Georgios* and Alexander's* journey to parenthood through surrogacy in their Surrogacy Supplement which came out in March 2015. Georgios and Alexander's story graphically highlights the legal risks and pitfalls that can arise with an international...