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


WEBINAR: International Law and The Withdrawl Agreement

Sir Bob Neill, MP and Lord Garnier QC discuss the Withdrwal Agreement. In conjunction with the CGE.

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PAMELA THOMAS MEMORIAL LECTURE: Democracy, the Courts, and the Separation of Powers

Professor Adam Tomkins MSP is currently Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Strategy in the Scottish Parliament. He is one of the UK’s leading voices on constitutional issues and his delivery of a major lecture on constitutional questions is eagerly awaited.

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WEBINAR: Access to justice in the 2020s

Wednesday 16th September, 6.00pm

A distinguished panel will discuss Lord Sandhurst's argument for a joined up and radical approach to Legal Aid, funding and procedural reform in the Civil and Family Courts to ensure access to justice.

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AGM: 6.00pm on Monday 22 June 2020

The AGM was held ‘virtually’ to allow as many members as possible to participate. The Attorney General, The Rt Hon Suella Braverman MP,  joined us for a short talk followed by a Q&A session.

WEBINAR: Coronavirus – has the rule of law been overlooked?

A webinar with seven expert panellists, chaired by Sir Bob Neill MP, Chair of Justice Committee, House of Commons.

Thursday 30 April.


The Society of Conservative Lawyers is an association of lawyers who support or are sympathetic to the aims of the Conservative Party. Members hold a range of different views within those parameters. All publications by the Society reflect he personal opinion of the author and do not represent legal advice or a corporate view of the Society.


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