Peter Smith on Visitations

A lecture on Visitations was given by Dr Peter Smith on 10 October 2018 at the London offices of Winckworth Sherwood.

Charities’ Annual Return 2018

The Charity Commission’s 2018 Annual Return Service is now open for charities to submit their returns online.

Automatic disqualification of charity trustees

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.

New Trustees for 2018

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...

Northern Province Lectures launched in 2018

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.

Inter-Inn Moot Competition – 3 July

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.

ELS Lectures this Summer

A reminder that there are two free ELS lectures taking place this July, open both to members and non-members.

18th Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers

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...

New Data Privacy Policy

The General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on 25 May. In preparation for this, the Society’s committee has undertaken an audit of the data we hold and ensured our policy is in line with the new regulation. A new data privacy policy has been published,...