The Duke of Edinburgh

The Ecclesiastical Law Society offers its deepest sympathies to her Majesty the Queen and all the Royal family on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

ELS Conference and AGM for 2021 took place on 20 March

The Society's planned Residential Conference for 2021 instead had to take place online because of COVID restrictions, but a happy consequence of this was that over 200 people registered to attend. The topic of the day was ‘The Solemnization of Matrimony: past, present...

Covid and Church Committees

The latest video posted to the ELS Youtube channel is a discussion of 'COVID and Church Committees.' Louise Connacher (Provincial Registrar of York), the Revd Dr Andrea Russell, and the Ven Simon Baker discuss the practical effects of COVID restrictions on PCC...

Penalties in Clergy Discipline Cases: Revised Guidance Published

The Clergy Discipline Commission has issued revised guidance on penalties in clergy discipline cases. This replaces former guidance and applies both for the imposition of penalties by a tribunal and for penalties by consent imposed by bishops. Download Penalty...

Public Law Wales webinar: The Church in Wales a Century On

Public Law Wales has announced a webinar in co-operation with the Welsh Legal History Society, which the Ecclesiastical Law Society is pleased to advertise: The Church in Wales a Century On – the Disestablished Church and the Devolved Constitution Thursday 28th...

The Society’s AGM has taken place online

The Society’s AGM has taken place online

The first general meeting of the Ecclesiastical Law Society as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) took place online on Wednesday 25 November 2020.