The Law and Religion Scholars Network (LARSN)

The subject of the latest video on our Youtube channel is “The Law and Religion Scholars Network (LARSN).” The convenor of the network, Christopher Grout talks about its past, present, and future.

Save the Date – ELS Day Conference 2022

The Ecclesiastical Law Society Day Conference will take place on Saturday 2 April 2022 in London, on the subject of ‘Accidents of Ecclesiastical Governance: Past, Present and Future?’.

A Day in the Life of a DDO

The latest video on our Youtube channel is titled, “A Day in the Life of a DDO.” The Revd Neil Patterson is the Diocesan Director of Vocations & Ordinands (DDO) in the Diocese of Hereford in the Church of England.

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...