“Mother” defined in common law

Our coverage of transgender issues tends to focus on the human rights aspects, as considered in MB v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2018] Case C‑451/16, here, or the approach of the Church of England to gender transition, as in our post Bishops’ guidance on use of Affirmation of Baptismal Faith in the context of gender transition. However, the judgment R (o.a.o. TT) v The Registrar General of England and Wales & ors [2019] EWHC 2384 (Fam) which was handed down on 25 September 2019 has implications in a number of areas since Continue reading