Monthly Archives: December 2012

Law Society urges President Ahmadinejad to act over imprisoned lawyer

Law Society President Lucy Scott-Moncrieff has written to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, urging him to “do the right thing” and guarantee the welfare of imprisoned human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who has entered a … Continue reading

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Civil justice system will suffer if Government rushes in personal injury reforms

Rushed implementation of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentence and Punishment of Offenders Act risks adding to costs and clogging up the civil courts, the Law Society has warned. In a letter to Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary and … Continue reading

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