I met the campaigner Ellie Cumbo earlier this week to discuss her Ground of Divorce and Dissolution Bill, published here yesterday. We talked about why she wants to bring in “no fault” divorce, how her model would work, and why she thinks divorce reform is such a difficult subject. She says –
Where I think the case for law reform is often the strongest is where it seems that, actually, the law is already lagging behind what public opinion thinks the law is.
We met at the Cittie of Yorke, right next to Gray’s Inn – a favourite haunt of bar students, and one of London’s most legal pubs.
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