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On the 20th anniversary of his death we have published a compilation of entries to the Graham Turnbull essay competition.
Our new guidance supports the role solicitors play in fighting modern slavery.
The Law Society has organised a series of events during the Human Rights Week 2016.
The Law Society has again called for explicit statutory protection for legal professional privilege in its evidence to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee.
David Anderson QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, will be the guest judge for the annual Graham Turnbull Competition.
The Law Society has expressed concern over Malaysia's continuing use of the 1948 Sedition Act. The act, which was made law during the British colonial era, criminalises speech uttered 'to excite disaffection' against the government.
Professor Sara Chandler, chair of the Law Society's Human Rights Committee, has been announced as the winner of the human rights worker of the year award at the third annual Latin-UK Awards (LUKAS).
The Law Society of England and Wales has launched a report from its practitioners' advisory group which puts forward a number of recommendations for how the Law Society could assist the legal sector on issues around business and human rights.
The Law Society is concerned that a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights could have far-reaching implications for the confidentiality of the lawyer-client relationship.
The Law Society condemns the fatal attack at a Pakistani court on Monday and extends its condolences members of the legal profession who were affected.
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