The Supreme Court has made a declaration that preventing different sex couples from entering into a civil partnership is incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). [Read more…] about Supreme Court backs civil partnerships for all
Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. The shops are filled with red and pink hearts, giant teddy bear chocolates and of course sparkly engagement rings. One of the most romantic days of the year, around 10% of marriage proposals happen on Valentine’s Day. [Read more…] about Hearts, Flowers and Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Same-sex married couple has failed to persuade a Court that discrimination against them was illegal after equal pension rights decision.
We discuss the Scottish Government’s Qualifying Civil Partnership Modification (Scotland) Order 2015 that could amend the definition of ‘qualifying civil partnership’.
The Scottish Government recently published a Consultation document on the conversion of existing Civil Partnerships to marriage – we discuss some of the issues.