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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


AGM 2023

Monday, 5th June at 6.30pm by Zoom and in House of Lords

To attend by Zoom please register HERE

To attend in person register HERE

For security reasons in person registration closes at end of Friday 26th May. 

NEW PAPER: A Right to be Unhindered in Public Places Bill

Anthony Speaight KC and Oliver Sells KC propose a simple remedy to the controversial decision of the Supreme Court in Ziegler in 2022.

Read the paper

EVENT: Soft power – exporting the rule of law

Meeting held in the House of Lords and online on 14th December looking at the influence the British legal system can and does have around the world.

Find out more

EVENT: Social and policy evening with Conservative Policy Forum

Members of the Society participated in the CPF’s current consultation on  “Ideas for the Next Manifesto” on Tuesday 1st November.

EVENT: A British Bill of Rights – what is it and do we need one?

Panel discussion held on 8th September organised jointly with The Institute of Economic Affairs. 

An overhaul of the Human Rights Act and a British Bill of Rights were manifesto commitments in 2019, but what is the problem the government is seeking to solve?

Find out more

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