Building a Movement for Cohabitation Reform in England and Wales
Calls to reform the legal regulation of unmarried cohabitants are not new. In August 2022, the Women and Equalities Committee proposed comprehensive reform, including opt-out protections on relationship breakdown, as well as reform of intestacy law. All t…
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.
Ralph v Given  EWHC 2395 (KB)
Freedman J. Claimant’s application for summary judgment in relation to application to deliver up an Aston Martin DBX and a Range Rover Sport or damages for conversion. C argued these were gifts. The claimant (C) and defendant (D) were engaged, but separat…
- Summary Judgment
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.
W v H (Financial Remedies: Pensions)  EWFC 63
Recorder Salter.Modest assets. Case involved pensions, third-party property, excessive litigation costs and jurisdiction of the court to make an order for child maintenance where the care of a child was shared equally between the parties, and thus there w…
- Child Maintenance
- Pensions on Divorce