On 15 September, Sir Philip Mawer, the Independent Reviewer, published his review of the nomination to the See of Sheffield. The review was requested by the Archbishops in March, following the announcement that the Bishop of Burnley, Philip North, was to withdraw from nomination to the Diocese of Sheffield. He makes four recommendations, principally to the House of Bishops, designed to enable the whole Church to address the issues raised.
Frances Godden, recently elected to the committee of the Society, introduces herself.
The Michaelmas 2017 edition of our newsletter, Gospel and Law, is now available.
The latest amendments to the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 2009 have changed certain aspects of the provisions governing how clergy over 70 hold office.
Patrick Shorrock, HR Adviser at the Archbishops’ Council, has summarised the changes.
The Church of England Document Library has published a composite text of the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 2009, as amended by subsequent statutory instruments.
Prominent ELS member Professor Norman Doe is to deliver the The Beckington Lecture in Law and Religion at Wells Cathedral, 4.15 pm Sunday 1 October 2017 (The Education Room).
The Charity Commission has published updated guidance for independent examiners of charity accounts that includes three new obligatory Directions to examiners.
The Charity Commission has announced a consultation on the content of the Annual Return for 2018. It closes on 24 November.
Historic England has published new advice what it needs to know in order to assess a proposal to install telecommunications equipment in a listed place of worship.
For the third successive year, the Ecclesiastical Law Society has sponsored the Inter-Inn Mooting.
Oxford University Press has just published a new collection on the challenges of adjudicating purported conflicts between particular human rights
The Reverend Canon Adrian Daffern, newly elected to the committee of the Society, introduces himself.
More than 500 students and doctoral students from all over the world and over 100 lecturers will come together this summer.
ELS committee members and others are continuing with the work of the Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Law.
The Ecclesiastical Law Society’s thirtieth anniversary conference was held 31 March – 2 April 2017 at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
A new book by Mark Hill and RIchard Helmholz is to be launched 4 July 2017 at the Temple Church.
The Ecclesiastical Law Society has developed a new website which will be formally launched at the society’s Annual Meeting on Saturday 1 April.
Papers for the society’s Annual General Meeting at Trinity Hall Cambridge
on Saturday 1st April 2017.