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
The Human Rights Committee of the Law Society joined over 100 other organisations from around the world to demand accountability for CIA torture.
Vancouver, Paris, Geneva: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - NGOs call for immediate release of Raif Badawi
This debate (recorded on 5 May 2015) discussed questions such as:
The Law Society is pleased to report that human rights lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair has been awarded the Ludovic Trarieux Prize, an annual legal award which was first won by Nelson Mandela when he was imprisoned in South Africa.
Joint Declaration of Commitment On the Development and Promotion of The Field of Business and Human Rights within the Legal Profession
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