21 Nov, 2014

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Converting from civil partnership to marriage: why and how

As of the 10 December 2014 it will be possible for same sex couples to covert their existing civil partnerships into a marriage. This follows the introduction for the first

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29 Mar, 2014

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First same sex weddings in England and Wales

Rainbow flags are flying at Westminster and outside town halls across the country today, as same sex couples say their vows and make history. As lawyers, we know that marriage

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13 Aug, 2013

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Equal Marriage (of sorts) – Gay Marriage becomes legal in England and Wales

Following our blog earlier in the year where we reported on the progress of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill we are delighted that the Bill has now received royal

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28 Mar, 2013

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Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

Here at NGA we are keeping a close eye on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill and its progress through Parliament. The Bill has attracted much public interest this year

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31 Jul, 2012

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NGA in today’s Independent: civil partnership five times more popular than expected

Today’s Independent reports the rising numbers of same sex couples registering as civil partners – and getting divorced.  According to the ONS, over 50,000 couples have now registered as civil

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