New ELS Committee member

The Reverend Canon Adrian Daffern, newly elected to the committee of the Society, introduces himself.

Michael Goodman RIP

His Honour Michael Goodman, a principal activist in the establishment of the ELS, has died.

ELS members in Rome

ELS committee members and others are continuing with the work of the Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Law.

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.

New website launched

The Ecclesiastical Law Society has developed a new website which will be formally launched at the society’s Annual Meeting on Saturday 1 April.

2017 AGM Papers

Papers for the society’s Annual General Meeting at Trinity Hall Cambridge
on Saturday 1st April 2017.

2017 London Lectures

Details of forthcoming lectures to be held at the offices of Winckworth Sherwood next to Southwark cathedral.

Response to Consultation Paper: ‘Burial and Cremation’

In October 2016, the Ecclesiastical Law Society published the response by its working party to the Law Commission's Consultation Paper: ‘Burial and cremation: Is the law governing burial and cremation fit for modern conditions?’. Download Burial and cremation law...