News

Graeme Fraser to introduce the National Cohabitation Debate

  • November 08, 2016
  • By Hunters Law

Partner Graeme Fraser will this week be introducing Resolution’s National Cohabitation Debate in his capacity as Chair of Resolution’s Cohabitation Committee, held at The Law Society’s Hall on Thursday, 10 November.

Presented by the Cohabitation and Equalities Committee and the London Region, the debate will focus on Resolution’s proposal that the law in England and Wales should extend legal rights to those who choose not to marry.

Discussions will be held on whether the existing law is unfair to unmarried couples, whether the law should provide a safety net for this who choose not to marry, whether reform would reduce the willingness of couples to commit to long term relationships, and whether is it more beneficial for society to encourage marriage rather than cohabitation.

Following the introduction by Graeme, the debate will be chaired by Sir Mark Potter, past President of the Family Division and Head of Family Justice for England and Wales.

Resolution is an organisation of 6,500 family lawyers and other professionals in England and Wales, who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters. Resolution also campaigns for improvements to the family justice system.

Find out more about the debate here.

Related News

Apr 27, 2021
Eri Horrocks discusses arrangements for divorcing couples with pets during National Pet Month
Apr 26, 2021
Polly Atkins examines whether a former spouse can be required to pay rent pending the sale of the family home in STEP Journal+
Apr 22, 2021
Henry Hood comments on Tatiana Akhmedova winning a High Court lawsuit against son in £450m divorce battle in WealthBriefing
Apr 14, 2021
Jo Carr-West discusses a new approach to domestic abuse in the Family Court
Mar 30, 2021
Eri Horrocks discusses family loans and divorce settlements
Mar 23, 2021
Henry Hood discusses Capitalisation of maintenance and Duxbury Calculations
Mar 17, 2021
Jo Carr-West discusses the capitalisation of child maintenance in Family Law Week
Mar 15, 2021
Eri Horrocks discusses top tips for international families on divorce
Feb 26, 2021
Richard Kershaw considers the implications of Mr Justice Cohen’s judgment in FRB v DRC (No 3) in Family Law Week
Feb 25, 2021
Richard Kershaw examines the impact of market volatility on divorce settlements in Finance Monthly

© Hunters Law LLP 2021 | Privacy NoticeLegal & Regulatory | Cookies Policy | Complaints Procedure.

Hunters Law LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (number 657218)