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Day: 17 July 2019

Court lifts anonymity order on transgender claimant seeking to be recorded as father not mother on child’s birth certificate

This case involves an application made by interested media parties, to remove a claimant, TT (a trans male), from the protection of an anonymity order, but retain a bar on directly naming his child, YY. The anonymity order was made in a judicial review case in which the claimant is challenging the legal requirement that he […]

RAF’s refusal to pay compensation breached surviving partner’s human rights 

Langford v Secretary of State for Defence The Court of Appeal today unanimously held that an exclusionary rule in the armed services pension scheme led to unlawful discrimination against the surviving partner of a deceased officer. The Appellant was the surviving partner of Air Commodore Christopher Green. They had been in a committed relationship for […]