On 3rd September 2020, the Law Commission launched a consultation on proposals to modernise and improve the law governing weddings. This consultation will run until 3rd December 2020.  The current position Currently, the law on weddings dates back to the Marriage Act 1836 which regulates how couples can legally get married. Under this law it…

The UK government announced lockdown on 23 March 2020, which saw an immediate ban on all social gatherings, including weddings. The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) have said that they would expect a consumer to be offered a full refund if government public health measures mean they cannot use the services of a venue.  However,…

Given the uncertain times ahead, I thought I would discuss a topic that is particularly close to me at the given that I am (hopefully) a 2020 bride. With the recent lockdown implemented by the government, wedding services have been postponed. This means that any bride looking to get married within the period of this…

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