A limited paperback edition of the recent fourth edition of M Hill, Ecclesiastical Law is available only via the ELS website.
The August/September 2018 edition of our newsletter is now available. Download.
The Charity Commission’s 2018 Annual Return Service is now open for charities to submit their returns online.
The Charity Commission has updated the list of questions to be included in the Annual Return 2018
The new rules on the automatic disqualification of trustees and senior managers under the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 come into operation today, 1 August.
The July 2018 edition of our newsletter is now available. Download.
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.