We’re hosting an in-person event on US surrogacy on 14 September 2023
We are hosting our next US surrogacy event, with speakers from Brilliant Beginnings, NGA Law and US experts from San Diego Fertility Center and Family Source Consulting. This seminar on Surrogacy in the US will be held in person at our office in London on 14th September 2023.
About this event
US surrogacy: making it work and UK law reform
Come and hear short talks from a panel of leading experts on US surrogacy, taking you through the steps in a US surrogacy journey, the costs, timescales and how it all works.
With the Law Commission having recently published their recommendations for UK surrogacy law reform, we will also update you on what impact – if any – the proposed changes could have for UK parents going to the US for surrogacy.
When and where
When: 14th September 2023
Where: 55 Leroy Street, London, SE1 4SN
Agenda for the evening:
6.30-7pm – Welcome drinks
7-8pm – Talks from our expert speakers
There will be an opportunity to ask questions after the speakers have given their talks.
The event will be chaired by our director Natalie Gamble who will also update on UK law reform and how it will affect UK parents considering their surrogacy options.
Meet our expert speakers:
- Natalie Gamble, NGA Law
- Kelly Blaxall, NGA Law
- Gemma Hart-Dyke, Brilliant Beginnings
- Dr Sandy Chuan, San Diego Fertilty Center
- Jessica Williams, Family Source Consulting
- The impact of UK surrogacy law reform
- The key steps of setting up a US surrogacy journey, costs and timelines
- Clinical best practice to give you the best chance of successful conception
- Understanding how your US agency helps support an ethical and strong relationship with your surrogate
- Managing UK and US law to bring your baby home and become legal parents
Book your place
This is a free event. Please sign-up to attend in advance.
About US surrogacy
A surrogacy journey in the US offers intended parents a tried and tested ethical route to completing their families. Many intended parents want to understand is how much it will cost and how long will it take, as well as the process, avoiding pitfalls and how to make the best choice of professional partners to minimise any risk of complication along the way.]
About our speakers
Natalie Gamble, NGA Law and Brilliant Beginnings
Known internationally as both the UK’s leading fertility lawyer and a passionate advocate for families through surrogacy, our co-director Natalie has supported thousands of surrogacy arrangements and fought tirelessly for law reform since 2007.
Gemma Hart-Dyke, Brilliant Beginnings
Having supported UK parents through US surrogacy for over 8 years, Gemma has extensive experience of building trusted relationships with her clients and the professional partners we work with. She guides her clients with empathy, practicality and care.
Kelly Blaxall, NGA Law
An experienced lawyer with the UK’s leading fertility law firm, Kelly has worked on hundreds of US surrogacy cases and has extensive knowledge of how to manage the legal aspects of a US surrogacy journey practically and smoothly.
Dr Sandy Chuan, San Diego Fertility Centre
Dr Sandy Chuan is a distinguished fertility specialist holding double board certifications and boasting extensive expertise in complex IVF cases and third-party reproduction. Dr Chuan is renowned for her personalised approach to patient care, blending scientific excellence with compassion to maximise success for each individual.
As a leading fertility specialist, Dr. Chuan provides cutting-edge care with an impressive record of success, serving patients not only in the US but also from around the world. She remains dedicated to staying at the forefront of medical and technological advances in fertility to deliver outstanding clinical care.
Jessica Williams, Family Source Consulting
Jessica was born and raised outside Chicago, Illinois, but moved to England to pursue a master’s degree and has now lived there for over a decade. She and her husband welcomed their son in 2020 with the help of FSC and their amazing gestational surrogate.
Jessica understands the emotional journey that intended parents are on, and hopes to share the joy that surrogacy can bring through her role as International Relations Manager at FSC.
Want to attend?
Please register in advance to attend.