The Children Act – Ian McEwan: A review (25 September 2014)

In his latest novel, Ian McEwan turns his pen to another British institution, the High Court. He immerses himself in the world of the family lawyer in a novel, which is closely attuned to today’s legal, political and religious climates.

A cynic may say that the Ashya King case could hardly have come at a better time for McEwan. Those with a deeper understanding of the law, however, will be more hesitant to draw parallels. MORE>>

Civil partnership conversions: an update (28 August 2014)

The first same-sex weddings were celebrated in England and Wales on 29 March this year after the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 came into force.

Yet whilst many same-sex couples were ecstatic that their relationship would finally be given equal recognition in law, many in civil partnerships were left in limbo MORE>>


Civil partners left in limbo (March 2014)

Over the past few weeks, our team has received several enquiries from couples looking for advice about how to convert their civil partnership into a marriage, knowing that the first same sex marriages are due to take place at the end of the month MORE>>



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