You are here:
  1. Home
  2. News
  3. Press releases
  4. Response to Supreme Court ruling

Response to Supreme Court ruling

24 September 2019

President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Simon Davis said: “Whatever you think of the decision, today’s Supreme Court ruling is a vital expression of the checks and balances that exist in our democracy.

“Our court system and our judges are there so the law laid down by parliament can be interpreted. In a mature democracy it is crucial that the independence of this process is maintained.

“A judge’s ruling is an expression of the law – not of their personal opinion. It would be disingenuous to conflate the two.”

About the Law Society

The Law Society is the independent professional body that works globally to support and represent solicitors, promoting the highest professional standards, the public interest and the rule of law.

Press office contact:  Ben Davies | 020 8049 3750