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Detention of the human rights lawyer Li Yuhan in China

The Law Society of England and Wales sent a letter to the Chinese Premier H.E. Li Keqiang on the case of detention of the human rights lawyer Li Yuhan. 

Attacks against the human rights lawyer Mr. Pedro Rafael Maldonado Flores in Guatemala

The Law Society of England and Wales sent a letter to the President of Guatemala regarding the recent attacks to the human rights lawyer Mr. Pedro Rafael Maldonado Flores.

Cameroon letter

On 21st September 2017, the Law Society sent an intervention letter on the ongoing case against lawyers in Cameroon. 

Arrests and shooting of the Tanganyika Law Society President

On 20th September 2017, the Law Society sent an intervention letter to the President of Tanzania on the case of the arrest and shooting of the Tanganyika Law Society President.

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Interview with Glyn Maddocks

13 November 2017

Human Rights Committee member Glyn Maddocks reflects on his pioneering work with the Centre for Criminal Appeals, and his long fight to overturn miscarriages of justice.

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The constitutional implications of Brexit

2 October 2017

What are the future ramifications of the Repeal Bill? How should Henry VIII clauses be used? We ask two experts from Middlesex University for their thoughts.

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Interview with Nick Howard

22 August 2017

Human Rights Committee member Nick Howard examines the human rights situation in Wales from his perspective as lawyer for the Welsh Government.

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Solicitors and the fight against modern slavery

20 November 2017By

Olivier Roth discusses how solicitors can help businesses produce effective Section 54 statements as part of their obligations under the Modern Slavery Act.   

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