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05 May 2020

Family Law (Lexis Nexis): Trans man continues his fight to be registered as ‘father’ or ‘parent’

Journalist and transgender man, Freddy McConnell, has lost his recent bid to the Court of Appeal to be recognised as “father” or the more gender neutral “parent” on his son’s Birth Certificate, rather than his “mother”.  He has announced that he intends to appeal to the Supreme Court.  Emily Foy, Senior Associate in the Family department, examined the case and its progression through the Courts for Family Law (Lexis Nexis), first published on 1 May 2020 and reproduced with kind permission.'father'-or-'parent'

Article by Emily Foy, Senior Associate in the Family department at Payne Hicks Beach. For further information, please contact your usual contact in the Family Department or, alternatively, telephone on 020 7465 4300

Click below to read Emily's article in Family Law (Lexis Nexis)

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