In the case of XX (Respondent) v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (Appellant) permission to appeal to the Supreme Court has been granted. The Appeal has been listed for 16th and 17th December 2019, with a time estimate of 1.5 days.
Whittington Hospital NHS Trust is represented by Lord Faulks QC of 1 Chancery Lane and Charles Feeny, instructed by Daniel Morris of Bevan Brittan Solicitors.
The case concerns the correct approach to damages for the cost of surrogacy. It is the first time that this issue has come before the Supreme Court in the United Kingdom.