Stephen Day

Stephen Day is  Communications Adviser at the Law Commission. He helps lawyers with their jargon and they help him with his conveyancing. He's also a parent of three kids and is in a long-term de facto relationship that is definitely covered by the Property (Relationships) Act.

Feb 27, 2020

In the battle between cyclist and drivers, don't forget those who use their feet

The clash between urban cyclists and car drivers has been brewing for several years now. But pedestrians have been advocating for their rights far longer.

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Dec 15, 2017

Why are so few women compensated for lost earnings after a split?

Last week, a Supreme Court decision awarded the wife of a lawyer $520,000 to make up for the fact that she gave up her career and potential income to look after the children and home.

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Dec 5, 2017

Does the Property (Relationships) Act work for modern families?

Splitting up when you have both property and children can be very complex. The Law Commission Stephen Day explains what the Property (Relationships) Act looks like now, and what it could look like with your input. 

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