Lawyers for Yes is a group of barristers, solicitors and law students formed to advocate a "Yes" vote in the forthcoming Marriage Equality referendum. Our aim is to clarify the legal issues arising.
Our document "The Case for Marriage Equality" clearly explains the legal context and legal effects of the proposed amendment to the Constitution, and deals with a number of extraneous matters that have arisen.
Updated: 21st May 2015: Lawyers for Yes - Final Statement
Updated: 18th May 2015 Lawyers for Yes explain why surrogacy is not an issue in the Marriage Equality referendum
Updated: 15th May 2015 Lawyers for Yes tackle the core differences between civil partnership and marriage