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.
On Friday 16 February 2018, a group of legal professionals and aspiring law students from India visited the Law Society.
The Law Society attended the farewell reception for Rob Fenn, Head of the Human Rights and Democracy Department (HRDD) at the FCO
Read our blog on the Law Society’s work in support of the legal profession in Syria.
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.
This year’s Day of Endangered Lawyer focuses on Honduras: we consider some examples from the region.
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
The first Law Society delegation participating at the 63rd UN-Commission on the Status of Women in New York
The Law Society has signed an open letter to the Chief Executive of Hong Kong on proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition laws.
Today, the Law Society of England & Wales, the Bar Human Rights Committee of England & Wales, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, Fair Trials, the Defence Extradition Lawyer’s Forum, and the International Forum of Extradition Specialists issued joint observations on the human rights implications of the proposed amendments to the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters legislation.