International surrogacy – what to watch for

Unlike some areas of family law, such as international adoption, there is currently no international agreement which ensures that the legal parentage of children born through surrogacy or through the use of donors is recognised on a cross-border basis. At the moment each country determines parentage according to its own laws and there is no guaranteed recognition of parentage acquired in another country.

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Kris Arpon
Myth busting surrogacy

With the Law Commission set to look at reform to surrogacy and ahead of the Cambridge University surrogacy conference next week where we’re sure reform to surrogacy will be a hotly debated topic we explore some of common myths surrounding surrogacy.

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Kris Arpon
Mills & Reeve win Legal Week Marketing Innovation Award

Mills & Reeve are amongst the winners at the fourth annual Legal Week Awards held in London last week.

The firm won the Marketing Innovation Award for its website www.cohabitation-law.co.uk, the first dedicated resource for couples who live together but aren’t married.

The awards, hosted by Mock the Week regular Zoe Lyons, celebrate the most pioneering individuals, firms and legal service providers in the industry.

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Kris Arpon