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Prohibition on opposite-sex civil partnerships not discriminatory

Steinfeld & Anor v Secretary of State for Education [2016] EWHC 128 (Admin)

Related Member(s):
Karon Monaghan QC, Dan Squires QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Discrimination and Equality, Civil Liberties and Human Rights

Whether the Civil Partnership Act 2004 is compatible with ECHR, art 14, when read in conjunction with art 8, given the inability of opposite-sex couples to avail of this legal status.

Karon Monaghan QC and Dan Squires were involved in this case.