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.
On Friday 16 February 2018, a group of legal professionals and aspiring law students from India visited the Law Society.
On 31 January 2018, Dina Meza, the celebrated independent journalist and human rights defender, founder of PEN-Honduras, recipient of the 2007 special Amnesty International UK prize for journalists at risk, and the 2014 Oxfam/Novib PEN International Freedom of Expression prize, visited the Law Society.
A major step forward for human rights in Europe as the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) calls for the drafting of a European Convention on the Profession of Lawyer
Lawyers across Europe have a duty to make their voices heard and support their colleagues and judges in Poland whose independence is under threat at this very moment.
Sue Willman, partner at Deighton Pierce Glynn, was the Law Society’s nominee in a delegation of experts, assembled by the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC)*, to undertake a judicial assessment on the status of the rule of law and the justice sector in Guatemala.
Sue Willman*, Law Society Human Rights Committee member and Partner at Deighton Pierce Glynn Solicitors, joins a team of experts on an ILAC** judicial assessment mission to investigate the situation of the rule of law in Guatemala. Sue Willman is the Law Society’s delegate on this mission.
A blog on the discussions held at the reception to celebrate 45 years of UK-China relations.