Services
People
News and Events
Other
Blogs
Natalie  Sutherland
 

National Surrogacy Week Blog Series - blog 3

  • Posted

X v Z (Parental Order Adult) [2022] EWFC 26 In our third and final blog in the National Surrogacy Week ( https://surrogacyweek.co.uk/ ) series, we look at the first ever Parental Order that was made in respect of a surrogate born child...

National Surrogacy Week Blog Series - blog 2

  • Posted

H v United Kingdom In our second blog in the National Surrogacy Week ( https://surrogacyweek.co.uk/ ) series, we look at a European Court of Human Rights case which involved a young girl born through surrogacy. She took the UK...

National Surrogacy Week Blog Series - blog 1

  • Posted

Jennings v Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority [2022] EWHC 1619 (Fam) National Surrogacy Week https://surrogacyweek.co.uk/ runs from 1 to 7 August 2022. Throughout the week we will be publishing a series of blogs...

Fertility treatment: Preparing for the worst

  • Posted

First published by Family Law Journal (Legalease) in May 2022. Natalie Sutherland is a partner at Burgess Mee and a trustee of Progress Educational Trust Natalie Sutherland looks at posthumous conception and...

Fertility in the Workplace

  • Posted

Rob Hanna , of Legally Speaking Podcast , hosts the miniseries Fertility in the Workplace . He is joined by Natalie Sutherland of Burgess Mee Family Law and Somaya Ouazzani of Mimoza Fleur in four discussions: How Can Law Firms Do...

Reform of UK fertility laws - ripe for change

  • Posted

First published by Today's Family Lawyer on 7 October 2021 - Reform of UK fertility laws – ripe for change On 6th September, the Government announced an overhaul of the UK’s fertility laws, with...

The importance of language and inclusivity to LGBT parents

  • Posted

The ‘traditional’ family unit consists of a mother and a father, who are respectively female and male, and that heterosexual gender-conforming couple bringing a child into the world will likely do so without ever thinking that ‘the...

Surrogacy & Donor Conception

  • Posted

Surrogacy & Donor Conception - w/ Natalie Sutherland, Mr Divorce Coach & Fay Petcher - The Divorce Coaching Podcast Ep19. First published by Divorce Coaching Podcast on 2 August 2021. Partner at Burgess Mee, Natalie Sutherland, joined Tom...

Introduction to Surrogacy

  • Posted

Introduction to Surrogacy, first published by Family Law Week and hosted by Rachel Cooper of Coram Chambers , gives and introduction to surrogacy law in England and Wales and looks at some interesting cases in the family court. Rachel is...

Considering donor conception? Consider taking legal advice - part 2

  • Posted

Part 2: When things go wrong. In Part 1 of this blog series, I looked at why you should obtain legal advice before conceiving using donor gametes and how that affects legal parenthood. In Part 2 I will consider what happens if you discover after...

Considering donor conception? Consider taking legal advice

  • Posted

Part 1: Legal Parenthood. If you are considering building your family through donor conception, chances are you have already travelled a long road of infertility or perhaps you are a same sex couple where donor conception is something you have come to...

Rock My Age

  • Posted

First published by Rock My Age on 11 February 2021. Erika Uffindell speaks to Natalie Sutherland about the complexities faced in surrogacy but they also look at the rewarding feeling that comes from helping others start or grow their family. ...

Brexit: How does it affect my divorce?

  • Posted

With the news being dominated by Covid-19 for the last 9 months, we have had a bit of a break from hearing about ‘Brexit’. But, like it or not, Brexit will happen and the laws that we apply to family law issues come January 2021, will be very...

Modern Family

  • Posted

#30 Finally Pregnatn x Modern Fmaily Bonus Episode - Surrogacy Law , first published by Finally Pregnant on 27 November 2020. Cat Strawbridge speaks to Natalie Sutherland about surrogacy law in the United Kingdom. Click here to to listen...

UK intended parents considering a US surrogacy journey

  • Posted

UK intended parents considering a US surrogacy journey - First published by Patriot Conceptions on 23 November 2020 What you need to know Family building through surrogacy is a complex and time...