- Civil Litigation
- Ethnic Minority Lawyers
- Human Rights
- Junior Lawyers
Read our evidence submitted for a joint shadow report with the British Institute for Human Rights
The Law Society of England and Wales is greatly concerned about the recent developments in Turkey following the coup attempt. Disciplinary actions against the alleged initiators of the coup have extended to the judicial system.
The Law Society is deeply concerned by the murder of Mr Willie Kimani, a human rights lawyer who worked for the International Justice Mission and the Rights Promotion and Protection Centre.
The Law Society is very concerned about the many arrests, detentions, and interrogations of lawyers and human rights defenders that have taken place in Egypt since April 2016.
The Law Society is concerned for Mr Abdolfattah Soltani, a human rights lawyer, founding member of Defenders of Human Rights Center, and a Nuremberg International Human Rights Award recipient.
Session 9: Business and Human Rights