Congratulations to Jane Steen

The jury for the Deddens Thesis Award has agreed unanimously to make the 2018 Award to Archdeacon Jane Steen for her Cardiff LLM dissertation.

Conferences & lectures

The ELS organizes a programme of lectures, conferences, and canon law education events.

Ecclesiastical Law Journal

Published three times a year by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Ecclesiastical Law Society, the Journal publishes articles on all aspects of ecclesiastical law.


Members receive the Ecclesiastical Law Journal and are eligible to attend the Society’s conferences and other events.

“Being a member of the ELS has helped me as a chancellor, as a lawyer, and as a Christian.”

Judge Stephen Eyre, QC

Chancellor of the Diocese of Coventry

Church and State in the 21st Century

ELS Residential Conference 5-7 April 2019 at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park.

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