Lillian Ladele 1961–2015 In late October, Lillian Ladele, the Christian registrar whose court battle to protect freedom of conscience became the UK’s leading case on the issue, died at home of natural causes aged 54. The Christian Institute Miss Ladele faced a long-running legal battle which went all the way to the European Court of Human Rights following the introduction of civil partnerships. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.