The government has recently announced an unprecedented lockdown requiring people across the UK to stay at home to tackle the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. The consequent restrictions on individual liberties undoubtedly engage the right to a private and family life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). This right … Continue reading Is the state’s failure to recognise a person’s non-gendered identity an unlawful interference with the right to respect for private life?
As lawyers, we make it our business to advise our clients about the law and its implications for their rights, obligations and options. But do we reflect enough on the law’s application to us, in particular as providers of services?