Dr Andy Hayward
Published: 30/08/2022 15:38
Dr Andy Hayward LLB(ELS) LLM PGCAP SFHEA PhD is Associate Professor in Family Law, Property Law and Equity, and Director of Postgraduate Research, at Durham Law School. His research interests lie in family law, property law, equity and legal history (especially the history of family law). His research critically analyses the legal regulation of formalised and non-formalised adult relationships and, in particular, the property consequences generated by their breakdown. He has presented his research at both national and international conferences. Andy is currently an Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.
Cohabitation Rights in England and Wales, Scotland and Australia
Across the globe, the composition of families is changing. No longer is marriage the definitive means for defining a family; we have seen the growth of other formalised relationship statuses such as registered partnerships and civil unions. The family outside marriage has now become a statistical reality and something that policymakers should not readily ignore.
Book Review: Quiet Revolutionaries
Dr Andy Hayward reviews Quiet Revolutionaries: The Married Women’s Association and Family Law, by Sharon Thompson (Hart Publishing, 2022).
- Book Review
Evaluating the Government's Response to the Women and Equalities Committee Rights of Cohabiting Partners Inquiry
Dissecting the Government's response to the Rights of Cohabiting Partners Inquiry Report and assessing its impact on the campaign for cohabitation reform.
Where Next for Cohabitation Reform in England and Wales?
Reflections on the Report on the Rights of Cohabiting Partners handed down by the Women and Equalities Committee of the UK Parliament, its key recommendations and the next steps for cohabitation law reform in England and Wales.