John Masding RIP

The Reverend John Masding, an active member of the Society since its formation, died on 14 April 2017.

Tim Berry RIP

We understand that Tim Berry, senior partner at Harris & Harris of Wells and a long-standing member of the Society, has died after a short illness.

Thirtieth Anniversary Conference

The Ecclesiastical Law Society’s thirtieth anniversary conference was held 31 March – 2 April 2017 at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

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

The Embassy to the Holy See: who, what, why?

21 June 2017

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