At the ELS committee meeting on 5 June 2018, we welcomed four new trustees, recently elected or co-opted to the committee: Luke Tatam (standing back left in the photograph), Ben Harrison (back right), Ruth Arlow (front left), and Paul Benfield (front right). We...
The Ecclesiastical Law Society sponsored 2018’s Inter-Inn Mooting competition, which concluded with the final on 3 July 2018.
Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure 2018 (Commencement and Transitional Provision) Order 2018
The substantive provisions of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure 2018 will come into effect on 1 September 2018
The Faculty Jurisdiction Rule Committee has announced a consultation on the 2015 Faculty Jurisdiction Rules.
The June 2018 edition of our Newsletter is now available.
A new series of Northern Province Lectures has been announced for 2018. Speakers include Sir Mark Hedley, Deputy President of the Clergy Discipline Tribunal; Mark Hill QC, ELS chairman and Chancellor of the Diocese of Leeds; and Sir Philip Mawer, former Independent Reviewer.
The final of the Inter-Inn Moot Competition, sponsored by the Ecclesiastical Law Society, will be held on Tuesday 3 July at 6:30 pm in the Old Hall of Lincoln’s Inn.
A reminder that there are two free ELS lectures taking place this July, open both to members and non-members.
The eighteenth Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers met 27–28 May 2018 at Jesus College, Oxford, to discuss the topic ‘Canon Law in Action.’ On the Anglican team, papers were contributed by Sion Hughes Carew (Church of England Legal Office), the...
The Ascensiontide 2018 edition of our newsletter is now available. Download.
The Grand Chamber of the CJEU has reaffirmed that where religion or belief organisations impose a Genuine Occupational Requirement when recruiting staff, that requirement must be both genuine, legitimate and justifiable.
Cadw has issued a consultation on the draft Ecclesiastical Exemption (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Wales) Order 2018 together with draft best-practice guidance and draft best-practice guidance on Managing Scheduled Monuments.
The Easter 2018 edition of our newsletter is now available. Download.
A new website feature makes it easier than ever for members to access the full online archive of the Ecclesiastical Law Journal.
Canon Jeremy Pemberton has lost his latest appeal against the revocation of his Permission to Officiate within the Diocese by the then Acting Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham and the refusal to grant him an Extra Parochial Ministry Licence so that he could take up the post of Chaplaincy and Bereavement Manager with the Sherwood Hospitals NHS Trust.
Two new features have been added to the ELS website: legal resources and a directory.
The Ecclesiastical Law Society’s 31st annual conference was held on 17 March at St Bride’s Foundation, Fleet Street, London, on the topic of Gospel and Law in Theological Education.