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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).
A call for urgent action to secure the release of two Turkish lawyers unlawfully and arbitrarily detained was today submitted to the United Nations.
Law Society president Jonathan Smithers wrote to the Financial Times, regarding the European Convention on Human Rights.
On 5 April, president of the Law Society Jonathan Smithers delivered a speech during a joint seminar with the French National Bar Council.
This practice note explains how client confidentiality is affected by the failure to disclose offence provisions in the Terrorism Act 2000.
PACE requires that police interviews with suspects are recorded. You must ensure that interviews with clients who require a sign language interpreter are video recorded. This practice provides advice on how to meet the requirement.
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.
This practice note is designed to help everyone in your firm to work respectfully with transgender people.
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