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The Society of Conservative Lawyers, founded in 1947, is one of the UK’s leading think tanks and serves as the home of the legal profession within the Conservative Party and on the centre-right of UK politics. 


Our role:

  • Support the Conservative and Unionist Party

  • Uphold the principles of justice and democracy

  • Carry out and publish research in the fields of law and public policy

  • Host lectures and social events for like-minded members of the legal profession


EVENT POSTPONED: The Pamela Thomas Lecture 2023

21st November

As previouly confirmed this event with Sir Christopher Greenwood GBE CMG KC has been potsponed until the New Year. 

NEW PAPER: Special Advocates in 'Secret Courts'

The Government's inexplicable delay jeopardises Closed Material Proceedings and endangers the rule of law.

Read the short paper by Lord Sandhurst KC

UPDATE – The Forgotten Human Right

A brief paper addressing significant unexpected developments since the Society's recent event on the rights of parents relating to their children's education.

Read the new paper

EVENT: The Forgotten Human Right

17th October in the House of Lords

Parents have a right to know what their children are being taught and to see the materials used in their schools, never more so than today. The Society has published a detailed paper on this important topic.

NEW PAPER: Open Justice: the way forward

Response to the Ministry of Justice Call for Evidence 'Open Justice: the way forward' by Benet Brandreth KC and Kiyo Brandreth-Stroud. A comprehensive and illuminating review of the principles which underlie the common law’s important principle of Open Justice.

Read the paper

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