The Law Society is delighted to present the first of a series of workshops that are part of the Business and Human Rights programme engagement activities.
Event Type: CPD course
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A huge congratulations to everyone who was nominated for the Law Society’s Excellence awards. Please find below the very impressive shortlist for the Human Rights Lawyer of the Year award.
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In an open letter to President Xi Jinping, 24 organisations, including the Law Society, have strongly condemned the recent unprecedented and seemingly well-coordinated detention campaign of a large number of human rights lawyers in China (see the Chinese version of the letter here). The wave of arrests ...
Date: 27 October 2015 Time: 18:00 - 20:30 Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
The Law Society has written to the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang urgently raising its concerns following the recent arrests of lawyers in China.
As law firms come under increasing pressure to recognise human rights, not only due to corporate responsibility obligations, but also the needs of their clients, we are launching a programme to address business and human rights in the legal profession. This will include the publication of a Law Society Practice Note later this year, providing practical guidance on policies and procedures from solicitors in this rapidly developing and vital ...
Further to the letter sent by the Law Society on the 23 February 2015, the President of the Law Society, Andrew Caplen, expresses continued concern for the residents of Camp Liberty. To read the full letter please see attached