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This practice note outlines the main provisions of the relevant conventions and protocols and highlights the duty to enquire and, if necessary, investigate further, any credible claim that an individual has been a victim of trafficking.
Statement from Law Society president Robert Bourns on the importance of human rights.
Measures aimed at eliminating a small number of vexatious claims risk removing legitimate rights from people, including from our armed forces.
Read the response of Law Society chief executive Catherine Dixon to IBA presidential taskforce
Law Society president Robert Bourns wrote to the Telegraph regarding the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)
Nothing should undermine the independence of the legal profession, the rule of law, and the separation of powers which are fundamental to a strong and diverse society.
The Law Society has responded to the MOJ's consultation on proposed amendments to civil procedure rules and practice direction.
Robert Bourns discusses modern slavery and how law firms can advise clients on human rights.
On Saturday 25 June, the Law Society will be leading a group of legal sector representatives at the Pride in London parade.
John Wadham - member of the Law Society of England and Wales' human rights committee has been appointed to chair of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM).
From the Private Client Section: Alexis Hearnden looks at deprivation of liberty
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