A message from the Chairman on how the ELS is responding to current public health concerns and the spread of Covid-19 and on future plans for the Society’s work.
We regret to announce that, in response to the current Covid 19 pandemic, it has been decided that the ELS Day Conference and AGM scheduled for Saturday 28 March should be cancelled.
The February edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
Peter Collier QC has delivered the first Northern Province lecture of 2020 on the subject of Safeguarding
The Ecclesiastical Law Society welcomed the Rt Worshipful Peter Collier QC, Chancellor of the Diocese of York, as the speaker at the first of the Society’s Northern Province Lecture series for 2020. His topic was “Safeguarding: From Ball and Banks to Beech via Bell.”
The January edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
The Chairman’s New Year message for 2020 has been posted.
The December edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
The Ecclesiastical Law Society is delighted to announce the appointment of The Rt Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely as its new Vice Chairman.
The November edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
A new page has been added to our Legal Resources section on the topic of Parish Vacancies.
The Rt Worshipful Charles George QC delivered a Northern Province lecture for the ELS on Wednesday 6 November.
The October edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
The Eric Kemp Prize for 2019 has been awarded to Georgina Coles, a final year student from Oxford Brookes University.
The Chairman of the ELS, together with Professor Norman Doe of the Centre for Law and Religion, took part in the 24th International Congress of the Society for the Law of the Eastern Churches, which was held in Rome from 16-20 September and brings together experts...
The September edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
New ELS trustee Anne-Marie Organ introduces herself.
The ELS presents a series of regional day conferences looking at the challenges and importance of good governance in parochial ministry.
On Tuesday 16 July 2019, the Ecclesiastical Law Society welcomed the Right Reverend Nick Bainesto speak in its series of Northern Province lectures on the topic of ‘The function of ecclesiastical law in effective parochial ministry.’