There have been significant legal developments in recent times for individuals in same sex relationships, with both the introduction of civil partnerships in 2004 and same sex marriage in 2014.
Our family lawyers have expertise and experience in advising clients in same sex relationships in relation to their legal rights whether they are cohabiting (living together), married or have entered into a civil partnership. We can advise you at the start of those relationships and assist in drafting and advising on agreements. We also have expertise in advising on the legal and financial implications following the breakdown of your relationship, marriage or civil partnership and the claims which can be made. For more information, please contact a member of our team.
Our dedicated team has represented a number of same-sex clients in private children matters. We advise on all children and parental responsibility issues which may arise upon the breakdown of your relationship. We focus on providing sensitive, practical and non-judgemental advice to assist you in what can be a challenging and stressful time for you and your family.