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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, 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.