||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 141 (Nov)
|| EWCA Civ 1798
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
McFarlane, Holroyde and Peter Jackson LJJ
||Hannah Markham QC and Marisa Allman (instructed by Freemans Solicitors) for the C and D.
||Deirdre Fottrell QC and Thomas Wilson (instructed by Goodman Ray Solicitors) for the first respondent.
||Seamus Kearney (instructed by Cafcass Legal) for the second respondent.
||17 November 2017
Family proceedings - Surrogacy arrangement - Parental orders
Family proceedings Surrogacy arrangement. Having regard to the test of best outcome for the child, the judge in reaching the decision regarding contact with the surrogates of a child H, had rightly undertaken a conventional welfare approach to an unconventional family structure. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division held that her decisions about where the H should live and about the role that should be played by each family were ones that she had been entitled to reach on the evidence before her.
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