Our clients, Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, are calling for all couples to have access to civil partnerships in a case being heard in the Supreme Court. Since 2013, same-sex couples have been able to choose between marriage or civil partnership, but the Government has resisted...

Our client, who wishes to remain anonymous, has been granted permission and costs protection, in her judicial review challenge of her local Council’s policy on how strip clubs should be licensed. After a successful judicial review of Sheffield City Council by our client last year, in...

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Kiedan have been granted permission to take their legal challenge to the Supreme Court; the hearing is likely to take place early next year. The couple at the heart of the effort to open civil partnerships to different-sex couples have been granted...

Next Monday and Tuesday 13 and 14 March, women’s groups will intervene in a hearing in the Supreme Court, which will decide whether the police owe an actionable legal duty to investigative the crimes of ‘black cab rapist’, John Worboys. The appeal arises from an historic...

Following a split decision in the Court of Appeal, our clients intend to continue their campaign and legal fight to open up civil partnerships to mixed-sex couples. On 21 February 2017, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case brought by Rebecca Steinfeld and...

Deighton Pierce Glynn client Denise Brewster has won a ground-breaking appeal on cohabitee discrimination in the Supreme Court. Ms Brewster, a 42 year old sports centre supervisor from Coleraine, lived with her partner Lenny McMullan for 10 years. They became engaged to be married on Christmas...

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Kiedan will have their appeal heard over two days to try to change the law so that they can have a civil partnership. Under current UK law, all couples have the right to marry, however only same-sex couples can form civil partnerships....

DPG’s Louise Whitfield explains why anti-abortion protestors may be committing criminal offences as their actions could amount to harassment and/or using threatening words or behaviour. Louise has been providing advice on the need for buffer zones around abortion clinics to protect women patients from anti-abortion protestors...