Ecclesiastical Law Society Calendar 2020

Please note that because of the present Coronavirus pandemic, some of our events have been cancelled. We will be keeping the remainder of the year’s programme under review, and are also providing more online resources, such as our new Youtube channel.

Tuesday 29 September: Northern Province Lecture. Dr Eve Poole will deliver a Zoom lecture on “Regulation and governance under the new Cathedrals Measure: the start of a new Chapter?” Book Now.

Wednesday 7 October: London Lecture – William Nye, Secretary General of the General Synod and Archbishops’ Council. “The Church of England: Some Personal Reflections on Structure and Mission.” Book Now.

Wednesday 14 October: Committee meeting

Wednesday 18 November: Northern Province Lecture, Leeds – Kate Davey, Barrister, Trustee of The Victorian Society. “Victorian architecture, the amenity societies and the parish church – a compatibility guide.” Book Now.

Wednesday 25 November: London Lecture – The Revd Dr William Adam, Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ecumenical Adviser and Director of Unity, Faith and Order for the Anglican Communion. “Communion and Jurisdiction.” Book Now.

Monday 30 November: Church Law for Archdeacons.


Wednesday 24 February: London Lecture – Paul Morris Esq., sometime Registrar, the dioceses of London and Southwark. “Landmark events in Ecclesiastical law during four decades – reflections by a former Registrar.” Book Now.

Saturday 20 March: Virtual Conference: The Solemnization of Matrimony: Past, present and future. This will take the place of the cancelled residential conference.

Wednesday 12 May: London Lecture – Dr Eve Poole, Third Church Estates Commissioner. “Regulation and governance under the new Cathedrals Measure: the start of a new Chapter?” Book Now.

Wednesday 15 September: London Lecture – The Right Worshipful Morag Ellis QC, Dean of the Arches and Auditor. “Clean and green – law and the Carbon neutral Church.” Book Now.

Wednesday 17 November: London Lecture – Peter Collier QC, Vicar General of the Province of York. “50 years of Safeguarding – 950 years of Clergy discipline : Where do we go from here?” Book Now.

Other lectures and events planned for 2021 will appear here soon.