Fertility Law Services and Surrogacy Law Calgary and Vancouver

Fertility lawyer Lorne MacLean meets the press on frozen embryo case

Whether you are LGBTQ, heterosexual, wanting to have children on your own or with more than one person, people have many reasons for choosing to use assisted reproductive technologies (ART), in vitro fertilization (IVF), and the assistance of a surrogate. At Maclean Law, we will provide you with sensitive, caring, thorough, and high-quality fertility law services.

Lorne N MacLean, QC handles frozen embryo and other reproductive tissue disputes including Charter challenges of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act. Mr. MacLean succeeded on BC’s first frozen embryo dispute in BC and negotiates settlements regarding same across BC and Calgary, Alberta.

We will prepare any enforceable agreements that you require for:

  • ova/egg donor agreements
  • sperm donor agreements
  • gamete donor agreements
  • frozen embryo donations
  • multi-parent arrangements
  • traditional surrogacy
  • gestational surrogacy

You may have the assistance of a fertility clinic or be using home-based methods. Regardless of what method you use, we can ensure your rights are protected and you are properly advised at MacLean Law.

The law in British Columbia often requires that you have a written agreement before conception of the child. Make sure to contact us right away once you decide you will use assisted reproductive technologies (ART).

At MacLean Law, you will have some of the best* fertility lawyers in British Columbia.

If you already have frozen genetic materials (eggs or sperm) or embryos, make sure to consult MacLean Law to ensure you can have your wishes respected after you die.

You and your partner may have some frozen genetic materials (egg or sperm) or embryos, and now you are separating or divorcing. At MacLean Law, we will protect your rights to the frozen genetic materials (egg or sperm) or embryos.

We can also provide thorough independent legal advice for donors and surrogates.

*(Top Choice Award (2014, 2016, 2017), top rated reviews on Google, Yelp, threebestrated, lawerratingz.com).


We’ll help you and your family resolve family matters with both financial and emotional peace of mind.

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alterThe advice I received was invaluable and saved me a great deal of money, pain and regret. There is no lawyer in the city that I would trust more to fight for my personal and family-related justice than Mr. MacLean.alter