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'Historic win' in Court of Appeal over same-sex parental rights

3rd August 2023

Law Gazette

The Court of Appeal’s decision in determining the legal parent in a same-sex relationship has been described as a ‘historic win’ which has ‘opened the door on a new chapter in international family law’.

The judgment in Re S (Children: Parentage and Jurisdiction) said 'CP' should be treated as a legal parent of children now resident in the Middle East.

The case, before Lady Justice King, Lord Justice Moylan and Lord Justice Peter Jackson, centres on the children, all British citizens born in the UK, who were conceived by fertility treatment and now are habitually resident in a Gulf state.

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