The Law Society sent a letter to authorities in Saudi Arabia regarding the harassment and incommunicado detention of women’s rights defender Samar Badawi
The Law Society of England & Wales, Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, Lawyers for Lawyers, the Bar Council of England & Wales, and the Bar Human Rights Committee express their concern about serious threats made against the lawyer Daniel Prado in Colombia
On 6 November 2018, the Law Society hosted the London launch of the International Legal Assistance Consortium’s (ILAC) judicial assessment report on Guatemala. Over 30 people including solicitors, barristers, academics, law students, and INGOs attended this event.
This year’s Geneva Peace Week (5-9 November 2018) focused on the urgency of finding peaceful solutions for the growing risks of violent conflict, building on the lessons from history, and the needs for future peacebuilding practice. More than 65 events were organised by 120 partners over 5 days, which helped to maximise networking opportunities as well as creating synergies between the organisations and its participants.
On Monday 12 November, the Law Society welcomed a Chinese delegation from the All China Lawyer’s Association who are currently undertaking International Arbitration Training at the University of Law. This was an excellent opportunity to share the Society’s domestic and global public interest mandate and the work of the International Team, including its international rule of law programmes. During their visit, delegates were given a brief overview about the work of the Law Society and ...
On 29 October 2018, the Law Society welcomed a delegation from Uganda at the Law Society as part of a study visit of England and Wales.
The Law Society of England and Wales is pleased to invite you to the launch of ILAC’s Guatemala Judicial Assessment Report, which will include an update and an exploration into the challenges and opportunities in the country.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter to Chiense authorities to raise concern over various cases concerning human rights lawyers in China.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter to raise concern over various cases of threats, criminalization, harrassment and murder of human rights defenders in Honduras.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter on the case of the murder of the Burmese human rights lawyer U Ko Ni.