The Times on how the law is catching up with surrogacy

The Times has written a piece about the problems with the UK’s current surrogacy laws, and the hope that law reform is on the way. It makes clear that while surrogacy is growing the law is widely acknowledged to be ‘outdated and impractical’ and says that the Law Commission is seeking views on reform. It quotes our director Natalie Gamble who says:

“The fact that the law is so out of step with practice has left the High Court to put its own interpretation on cases to achieve just results for the children. “The courts are left with the choice of undermining or bending the rules to make orders that protect the children or sticking to the rules and making legally correct decisions that do not promote the welfare of the child,” Natalie Gamble, founder of NGA Law, says.”

You can read the article in full here.