Membership

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England & Wales

Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE (Founding Fellow), Head of Children Department, Dawson Cornwell, London
Hassan Khan (Founding Fellow), Barrister at 4 Paper Buildings, London
Samantha King (Founding Fellow), Barrister at 4 Paper Buildings, London
Barry O'Leary (Founding Fellow), Partner at Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP, London
Henry Setright QC (Founding Fellow), Barrister at 4 Paper Buildings, London
Meena Enawalla, Operations Manager at Children and Families Across Borders
Louisa Ghevaert, Partner at Porter Dodson Solicitors
Colin Rogerson, Solicitor at Dawson Cornwell Solicitors

Ireland

Marion Campbell, Solicitor and Chair of Family Lawyers Association, Marion Campbell Solicitors, Dublin

United States of America

Karen Synesiou (Founding Fellow), Director / CFO of the Center for Surrogate Parenting Inc., Encino, California
Andrew Vorzimer (Founding Fellow), Attorney at Vorzimer Masserman, California
John Weltman (Founding Fellow), Attorney at Weltman Law, Boston, Massachusetts
Melissa Brisman, Attorney practising in reproductive law in New Jersey
Dr Michael Doyle, Founder of Connecticut Fertility Associates
Yasmine Ergas, Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University
Ron Poole-Dayan, Surrogate father and developer of Men Having Babies in New York
Steven Snyder, Attorney at Steven H. Snyder & Associates / International Assisted Reproduction Center, Minnesota
Judith Sperling-Newton, AAARTA Director, American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, Madison, Wisconsin

India

Pritpal Nijjar (Founding Fellow), Chamber No. 493, New Chamber Block, Delhi
Hari Ramasubramanian, Partner at the Indian Surrogacy Law Centre in Chennai
Sonali Kusum, PhD Research Scholar at National Law School of India University,Bangalore

Japan

Marcelo de Alcantara, Full-time lecturer at Osaka University

Australia

Jenni Millbank (Founding Fellow), Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney
Rachel Oakeley, Family Law Associate at Dwyer Durack Lawyers in Perth
Stephen Page, Lawyer at Harrington Family Lawyers, Brisbane

South Africa

Samantha Lewis, Attorney at Miller du Toit Cloete Inc, Cape Town

The Netherlands

Claire Achmad, PhD external candidate of Leiden University
Hannah Baker (Observer status), Senior Legal Officer at the Hague Convention on Private International Law
Bianca Jackson, LLM student, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court / Coram

France

Caroline Mecary, Advocate, Co-president of Foundation Copernic, Paris

Ukraine

Valery Fedichin (Founding Fellow), Partner at Baibarza Fedichin, Kiev