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Why choose Mishcon de Reya’s Surrogacy & Modern Family’s Group?

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You might know Mishcon de Reya for having represented Princess Diana in her divorce or Gina Miller in her unanimous Supreme Court success against Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament.

Here are five things you might not know about us:

  1. We were founded in 1937 by Lord Victor Mishcon. Lord Mishcon was appointed a member of the Wolfenden Committee, whose recommendations eventually led to the decriminalisation of homosexuality.
  • We represented Professor Deborah Lipstadt in her successful defence of David Irving’s claim that he had been libelled in her book ‘Denying the Holocaust’. Irving was found to be “one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial”.
  • For the last 15 years, we have run the ‘Pink Law’ Legal Advice Centre with the Queen Mary University of London’s Legal Advice Centre. It offers free and impartial advice on issues affecting the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • We have offices in London, Oxford, Cambridge and Singapore, an association with Karas So LLP in Hong Kong, and connections across the world.
  • We showcase entrepreneurial talent and stories on Jazz Shapers, our collaboration with Jazz FM that airs at 9am every Saturday.

Mishcon de Reya’s Surrogacy & Modern Family’s Group

Mishcon de Reya’s Surrogacy & Modern Family’s Group is made up of family and immigration lawyers who are passionate about helping their clients grow their families. They advise on family building, through surrogacy, assisted reproduction, donor conception and adoption (domestic and international), and have worked on numerous complex cases involving overseas jurisdictions including within the US and Eastern and Western Europe.

The Group sits within Mishcon Private, with lawyers across a spectrum of specialisms from tax to immigration to reputation management. Mishcon de Reya’s extensive network of connections both in the UK and abroad means that it is able to draw on the expertise required to ensure that a client’s family building journey progresses as smoothly as possible.

More info?

If you would like more information about how we can help you please go to: Surrogacy and Modern Families | Lawyers | Mishcon de Reya or contact Antonia Felix ( and Alice Mantle (

Hi everyone, So I’m Mike, guess I’m the crazy one who had the idea to sell our souls to Social Media and open up our world for everyone to comment on and observe our lives. I spend most nights (when not with Talulah and Duke obviously) with my phone glued to my hand, posting, sharing, liking and filming - all in readiness for Facebook, Insta and now YouTube. It’s getting to be a full time job, which is tricky - as I have one of those! For the last 18 years I have worked within Medical Recruitment and have worked in a variety of high pressured Operational and Business Development roles in London and the Midlands. More recently I am working for myself as it gives me greater flexibility with our new family via my Consultancy firm MJE Consultancy Ltd, where I attract and recruit Fertility Nurses, Embryologists and IVF Consultants and other specialist Doctors, as the Fertility Industry is my passion. I’m obviously one half of TwoDads.U.K and very proud of that fact too, and without doubt being a father is and has been the best job I’ve ever had. Nothing prepares you for the impact these little humans have on us, I know if you’re anything like me, the joy of being a parent just keeps on giving (whilst equally testing me too!). Don’t get me wrong, there’s days where I want to sit on the garage floor and drown myself in Gin but on the whole, life is better than it ever has been...

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