Career women: Jane Porter, family lawyer

Career women: Jane Porter, family lawyer

We talk to successful career women. We seek the views of successful career women on life, work, family and everything! This month we talk to Jane Porter, a highly successful family lawyer who runs the family law department at Lester Aldridge. Lester Aldridge LLP is a nationally recognised law firm with offices in London, Bournemouth […]

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Same-sex marriage: Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger tell us their story

Same-sex marriage: Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger tell us their story

History of a same-sex marriage in three acts. Act 1:  The Marriage (Canada 2003) On 26 August, 2003, while Sue was living and working in Canada, we were legally married, as a same-sex couple, in Vancouver, British Columbia. In a flower-decked conservatory, we made our vows to take each other “to be my lawful wedded […]

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Domestic violence disclosure scheme and protection orders

Domestic violence disclosure scheme and protection orders

The Home Office announces national implementation of measures to protect against domestic violence. The Home Office has announced that the domestic violence disclosure scheme and domestic violence protection orders will be implemented nationally in March 2014. The two pilot schemes are aimed at providing better protection against domestic violence and have been successfully piloted since […]

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