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Russian Law Week 2018: Legal Dialogue Без границ

Following the success of the fourth Russian Law Week conference in London and English Law Week 2017 in Moscow and St Petersburg,  the Law Society and the Bar Council in partnership with the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Chamber of Advocates, the St Petersburg Chamber of Advocates, the British Russian Law Association, and the Anglo-Russian Law Association are organising the fifth Russian Law Week conference in London from 12 to 14 November 2018.  Russian ...

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Focus on Russia: Challenges and Opportunities

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.  Oliver Napoleon Hill, an American Writer (1883-1970)

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Legal Life for a Chinese firm in... London

Yuhua Yang, Partner at Llinks London office tells us what it’s like working for a Chinese firm in London

Vice President Christina Blacklaws talking to attendees of the UK-China Rule of Law Roundtable

Vice President gives speech at the 2nd UK-China Rule of Law Roundtable

Christina Blacklaws comments on our collaboration with China and rule of law in the digital age

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Violations of rights of human rights lawyers in China

10 May 2018

The Law Society sent an intervention letter to Chiense authorities to raise concern over various cases concerning human rights lawyers in China. 

Concern over the criminalization of human rights defenders in Honduras

27 April 2018

The Law Society sent an intervention letter to raise concern over various cases of threats, criminalization, harrassment and murder of human rights defenders in Honduras. 

Trial of the murder of the human rights lawyer U Ko Ni in Myanmar

18 April 2018

The Law Society sent an intervention letter on the case of the murder of the Burmese human rights lawyer U Ko Ni. 

The Law Society welcomes delegates from the India-UK Legal Exchange Programme

21 February 2018

On Friday 16 February 2018, a group of legal professionals and aspiring law students from India visited the Law Society. 

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Honduran Human Rights Defender, Dina Meza, visits the Law Society

2 February 2018

On 31 January 2018, Dina Meza, the celebrated independent journalist and human rights defender, founder of PEN-Honduras, recipient of the 2007 special Amnesty International UK prize for journalists at risk, and the 2014 Oxfam/Novib PEN International Freedom of Expression prize, visited the Law Society.

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Lex Mex (2018) Returns for the Sixth Instalment!

Date: Tuesday 2 October Location: London Time: 08:30 – 17:20, followed by a formal dinner from 18:30 – 22:30.

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English Law Week - join us in Mexico City from 3-5 September

The Law Society, in partnership with the Bar Council, Mexican Chamber of Commerce in Great Britian (MexCC), Barra Mexicana, ANADE, and INCAM are organising an English Law Week in Mexico City, 3-5 September 2018.

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