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

RESEARCH EVENTS PUBLICATIONS

EVENT: Soft power – exporting the rule of law

Meeting being 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.


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EVENT: Christmas Reception at the Carlton Club

Come and enjoy some wine, canapes and good chat on 13th December. Our Chairman, Lord Hunt of Wirral MBE, will be opening the evening and Rt Hon Dominc Raab MP, the Lord Chancellor, will be dropping in to say a few words.


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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?


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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.


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