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This practice note is intended to provide practical guidance to members of the Law Society’s Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation scheme in carrying out their duties to clients and to the CoP.
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.
Christina Blacklaws responds to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council's universal periodic review of the UK.
Law Society president Joe Egan responded to David Lammy's review of the treatment of BAME individuals in the criminal justice system.
Human Rights Committee member Alastair Logan reflects on his distinguished career as a solicitor, defending “the Guildford Four” and fighting for access to justice
Human Rights Committee member Nick Howard examines the human rights situation in Wales from his perspective as lawyer for the Welsh Government.
An independent judiciary is fundamental to democracy and the rule of law.
In many countries you can be punished by the state, persecuted and even killed just for being LGBT or celebrating LGBT identities. Trans people do not have access to life changing healthcare and are discriminated against under law.
On the 20th anniversary of his death we have published a compilation of entries to the Graham Turnbull essay competition.
This week the House of Commons will begin its Easter recess and will return on Monday 18 April. The House of Lords will continue to sit with a number of motions on Brexit and evidence sessions on co-operation with the EU on criminal justice and security.
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