When Human Rights Clash

Oxford University Press has just published a new collection on the challenges of adjudicating purported conflicts between particular human rights

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

Practical Aspects of the Clergy Discipline Measure

Sir Mark Hedley DL, Deputy Chair and Deputy President of the Tribunals, will be speaking in our series of London Lectures on Wednesday 11 October 2017.

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