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.
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
RESEARCH EVENTS PUBLICATIONS
NEW PAPER: The Office of the Attorney General
Lord Sandhurst QC, Benet Brandreth QC and Will Knatchbull have produced a valuable and insightful contribution to the continuing debate about the role of the Law Officers.
NEW PAPER: The Future Regulatory Framework for Financial Services: A Commentary on HM Treasury's Proposals
Amar Johal and colleagues outline the ambitious task involved in creating the post-Brexit Financial Regulatory Framework, its opportunities and challenges.
EVENT: SCL 75th Anniversary Celebration
Members and their guests enjoyed an evening reception alongside the River Thames on the House of Lords Terrace with its stunning views of London. Our guests included The Lord Chancellor, Attorney General and Solicitor General.
NEW PAPER: The Court of Protection – overview and resourcing issues
Alex Ruck Keene sets what the Court does, why it is important and why more money must be invested in its management if it is to do its job properly.