Were you unable to attend our careers event on 'how to become a human rights lawyer?'
Worry not! Please find our brochure for the event here.
Make sure you keep up to date with the Law Society's human rights work.
Law Society president Lucy Scott-Moncrieff spoke to BBC World Tonight and BBC Radio Five this week about the human rights issues surrounding efforts to deport the radical cleric Abu Qatada.
You are cordially invited to the Prize Giving event of the 2013 Graham Turnbull essay competition. This will take place on 8 May at the Law Society, Chancery Lane, London.
The competition is run by the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society. It is named after Graham Turnbull, a British solicitor who was killed in 1997 while working as a United Nations human rights monitor in Rwanda.
The Law Society of England and Wales today added its voice to those calling for the suspension of Sri Lanka from the Councils of the Commonwealth, following reports of serious breaches of the rule of law and judicial independence.
Register now for the Law Society's workshops on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, two workshops will run in London in July.
Sexual violence in conflict: law reform and child friendly justice to help tackle impunity for crimes against children
The UK Government has committed to prioritising the issue of sexual violence in conflict at the G8 foreign ministers' meeting on 10 and 11 April. The aim is to secure agreement for concrete practical action to address the culture of impunity that exists for these crimes, and to increase support and assistance for survivors to enable them to rebuild their lives and attain justice, including the development of an international protocol on the investigation and documentation of sexual violence in conflict.
Tony Fisher, member of the Law Society Human Rights Committee, reports back from Turkey where he continues to take part in the international delegation observing the mass trial of lawyers.
Read the report of the hearing (PDF) at Silviri Court Istanbul 28th March 2013.
A podcast is now available from the debate we held on 7 March 2013 entitled 'Responsible business for lawyers: balancing the client duty and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights'