Embryology: The way ahead

Family Law Journal | October 2020

Seamus Burns considers the steps to be taken by fertility clinics for the resumption of treatment, including information, consent and the management of risk

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Embryology: Follow the rules

Family Law Journal | August 2017

In the conclusion to a two-part analysis, Seamus Burns looks at the legal controls for egg sharing, together with issues as to consent and the requirements in relation to egg freezing

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Embryology: Dangerous ground

Family Law Journal | June 2017

In the first of a two-part analysis, Seamus Burns examines the potential for exploitation, together with ethical issues, in relation to egg sharing within IVF treatment

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Embryology: Lessons to be learnt

Family Law Journal | January 2016

In the conclusion to a two-part analysis, Seamus Burns looks at the wider considerations revealed in a fertility treatment case and the issues to be addressed

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Parentage: Fundamental failures

Family Law Journal | November 2015

In the first of a two-part analysis, Seamus Burns questions whether a recent decision of the president of the Family Division is a damning indictment on the infertility industry

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Embryology: Ethical context

Family Law Journal | August 2014

In the conclusion to a two-part analysis Seamus Burns further examines the open consultation on mitochondrial donation and looks at ethical issues

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