A blog on the discussions held at the reception to celebrate 45 years of UK-China relations.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
To mark Day of the Endangered Lawyer on 24 January, we asked Bertha Oliva to share her experience in Honduras.
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
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.
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
This year’s Day of Endangered Lawyer focuses on Honduras: we consider some examples from the region.