Latest advice and information for civil liberties and human rights practitioners.
The Law Society has organised a series of events during the Human Rights Week 2016.
Notes of the Law Society president Robert Bourns' speech given at IBA launch event
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)
Robert Bourns discusses modern slavery and how law firms can advise clients on human rights.
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.
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