Alfonso Layson

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-09-17 at 05:50:35

Alfonso is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law, and leads the surrogacy practice at Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers. He has helped many intended parents and surrogates navigate through the challenging legal process. He clients include Australian intended parents with local surrogacy arrangements, Australian intended parents with international surrogacy arrangements, and international intended parents who have a relevant connection with Australia. He has also advised numerous surrogates, as well as advising surrogacy professionals on legal aspects of their work. He greatly enjoys being able to help guide his clients through the exciting process of creating (or adding to) a family through surrogacy, but as it is a process fraught with potential legal difficulties his vast experience helps smooth this process for his clients.


While many countries without access to surrogacy, many seeking to create biological family are venturing offshore. It has left some resorting to ‘unofficial’ traditional surrogacy, using the surrogates eggs and home insemination. Others have had a local friend offer to carry for them, and taken her overseas for the embryo transfer. For the majority, the […]

The global landscape is always changing. Below are some recent developments you should be aware of. *          In Australia and New Zealand, there are important changes to RTAC guidelines around embryo shipping. We are holding a session on this at the Conference.  *          On 12 May, the Northern Territory became Australia’s last jurisdiction to pass […]

I am the Director of Growing Families and a dad via surrogacy and egg donation Its Sunday 24 October and I am in Sydney Australia on Day 9 of 14 days hotel quarantine. Why am I here you may ask? I’ve just returned from two weeks of face-to-face meetings with parents, surrogates, doctors,  surrogacy professionals […]