22 January 2019

Jo Edwards interviewed on BBC Radio London drive time about new survey revealing ignorance about cohabitants’ lack of rights

Jo was interviewed by Jim Davis about a new survey by the National Centre for Social Research, which shows that almost half of people mistakenly believe that unmarried couples who live together have a common law marriage and enjoy the same rights as couples that are legally married. Learn more here.

During the interview Jo highlighted the hardship caused to cohabiting couples by the current state of the law; things to be aware of; calls to reform the law in England and Wales; and how cohabiting couples may better protect their position in the meantime.

"Clients get a bespoke service that is all-encompassing. They can deal with the children matters as well as the finances. They don't seem to get flustered by things. They're a good team and clients are going to feel assured straight away that they're a team of professionals who know their stuff." 
Chambers UK 2018