Category Archives: International

Law Society calls for immediate release of Zimbabwe Law Soc President

The Law Society of England and Wales has called for the immediate release of Ms Beatrice Mtetwa, the president of the Zimbabwe Law Society. Prominent human rights lawyer Ms Mtetwa was arrested this weekend after she tried to make enquiries … Continue reading

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Law Society, Bar Council welcome Government legal services export drive

The Law Society, which represents solicitors in England and Wales, and the Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, have welcomed the Government’s action plan, UK Legal Services on the International Stage: Underpinning Growth and Stability. The plan, … Continue reading

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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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