LGBT Rights and same-sex couples

Our specialist team is widely respected for its work in the field of same-sex partnerships and we are a well known international law firm whose dedicated LGBT Division (www.gaylawyers.co.uk) specifically focuses on issues faced by the LGBT community

At Giambrone Law Gay Lawyers, we have been serving the legal needs of gay and lesbian clients for over 10 years, offering a wide range of services tailored to the very specific needs of the gay and lesbian clients. Our gay lawyers in the LGBT team have represented gay men and lesbians across the UK and from all over the world and routinely advise couples, individuals and employers on the legal issues connected with same-sex relationships

Why do I need a Gay Lawyer?

You may be wondering why, if you are a gay man or lesbian, that you would need to come to a gay lawyer.

If you are in a same sex relationship, you will benefit from the practical advice of one of our lawyers in the LGBT team to ensure that your property passes to your partner on death if required. At present, same sex couple have no automatic right to benefit from their partners estate. We have prepared Wills and Powers of Attorney for numerous gay clients who have all been delighted with the understanding and sensible approach we have to dealing with matters for them.

There are times when you may need advice following the breakdown of your relationship with your gay partner. As our lawyers not only understand the legal issues you face but also are in tune with your lifestyle as a gay man or lesbian, we can ensure that you receive the best advice for your situation

In these situations, using a gay lawyer can give you that extra comfort that your particular needs will be looked after, expertly, and with a clear understanding of your situation a and lifestyle choices.

Our legal services for the LGBT Community

People consult us about a wide range of matters including:

  • cohabitation rights for same sex couples
  • civil partnerships, gay marriage & divorce
  • pre civil partnership agreements
  • dissolution of civil partnerships
  • breakdown of same-sex relationships
  • issues relating to children
  • UK and international surrogacy
  • overseas surrogacy immigration
  • sponsorships, grants, visas for employees
  • tier 1 visas for UK residency
  • immigration rights for same sex couples
  • sexual orientation discrimination in the work place
  • contested Wills and probates
  • issues with an international dimension

In recent years we have gained extensive experience and a wide client base in relation to Civil Partnerships. We are committed to our work for those who seek leave to remain in Europe and receive medical treatment. this includes many cases for those who are HIV positive and in particular from Africa.

LGBT Lawyers

If you would like to learn more about how we can help you with a wide variety of legal issues that affect the gay and lesbian community, you can contact Daniel Theron on 0800 772 0974 (from the UK) or +44 (0)207 183 9482; alternatively, send us an email in strict confidence to info@gaylawyers.co.uk.