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.
Read our blog on the Law Society’s work in support of the legal profession in Syria.
The Law Society attended the farewell reception for Rob Fenn, Head of the Human Rights and Democracy Department (HRDD) at the FCO
This year’s Day of Endangered Lawyer focuses on Honduras: we consider some examples from the region.
To mark Day of the Endangered Lawyer on 24 January, we asked Bertha Oliva to share her experience in Honduras.