Michael Wells-Greco writes for Wealth Briefing on domestic surrogacy law reform
The Law Commissions of England and Wales and Scotland published a detailed and cautious report and a comprehensive draft Bill in March 2023, outlining recommendations to the UK government to reform the law on surrogacy.
Domestically-focused proposals about surrogacy law in the UK are important, but can they work effectively without aligning with laws in other jurisdictions?
In an article for Wealth Briefing, Michael Wells-Greco, Partner, examines what is being proposed, the implications and recommended changes.
"This is a positive first step for children, surrogates and intended parents trying to navigate UK rules that are almost 40 years old. While reform is needed and widely accepted by the legal community, some are asking whether domestic reform is enough.
"Surrogacy is a complex and emotionally charged issue, often involving parties from different countries, each with their own cultural, legal, and ethical frameworks. The absence of a universally accepted framework presents a set of unique challenges."
Read the full article in Wealth Briefing here.