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Latest articles from Amanda Masson
With more methods of creating a family, new situations are arising in which child welfare issues have to be considered. But is the law coping? Amanda Masson believes a more joined-up approach is needed
A panel of expert speakers in the field of family creation gathered before an audience of legal professionals, academics and other professionals to consider the legal implications of the creation of modern families in today's society at the offices of Harper Macleod.
The consultation period ends on 27 September 2019. It will take time for the responses to the consultation to be collated, considered, and for the new provisions to become law. Assuming however the Law Commission's recommendations are endorsed then the new legislative framework will make the process of family creation through surrogacy considerably more straightforward for clients.
As the process of egg freezing improves, and its popularity among professional women increases, attention is turning towards an apparently unjust restriction on storing the eggs, now under challenge. Here Amanda Masson, head of Family Law at Harper Macleod, and Marco Gaudoin, medical director at GCRM Fertility tell us more.