Following the introduction of the Civil Partnership Act 2004, same sex couples can acquire the same rights as married couples through registration of their civil partnership.
We advise clients on both the rights and responsibilities they will acquire on entering into a civil partnership and on the legal consequences of ending a partnership. We are skilled in negotiating and drafting civil partnership agreements.
Where a relationship breaks down, our lawyers will try to resolve matters without recourse to the courts. If a dispute cannot be resolved through negotiations then we will rigorously pursue and defend your rights in the courts.
The breakdown of the relationship will be hard for any children. Our lawyers are sympathetic to these concerns and will provide sensitive expert advice and negotiate on contact, residence and other arrangements.