Big Picture

  • China protest

    Chinese lawyers held

    20 July 2015

    China has detained dozens of lawyers, including prominent human rights defenders, prompting worldwide protest.

  • Susan ridge

    Modern major general

    13 July 2015

    Brigadier Susan Ridge will become the first woman to reach general officer rank in the British Army.

  • Wheelchair tennis pic

    Firm serves up £25k

    29 June 2015

    Lancashire Disability Rackets Club has received sponsorship of £25,000 from specialist serious injury firm Serious Law.

  • Sir Robert Worcester

    Magna Carta for schools

    22 June 2015

    Veteran opinion pollster visited Chancery Lane last week to speak to junior lawyers about his project to take Magna Carta to schools.

  • Eritrea

    Eritrea ‘torture’ exposed

    15 June 2015

    Sketches of allegedly routine torture procedures appear in a report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Horn of Africa state of Eritrea.

  • Music on the lawn

    Legal Charities Garden Party: gallery

    11 June 2015

    All of the best images from the garden party on the North Lawns of Lincoln’s Inn.

  • Chris

    Magna Carta: stitch in time

    18 May 2015

    Former and current prison inmates contribute to a 13 metre-long embroidery forming part of the British Library’s Magna Carta exhibition.

  • Mike Conway

    More lawyers on parade

    4 May 2015

    The headcount of Army Legal Services has more than doubled in the past 30 years.

  • Eric Paulsen

    Society concern for Malaysian lawyer

    13 April 2015

    Law Society has written to the prime minister of Malaysia expressing its concern over human rights lawyer Eric Paulsen, who has been charged under the country’s Sedition Act 1948.

  • Law Society Library exhibiition

    Lloyd George’s five guineas

    30 March 2015

    The Law Society’s then president and David Lloyd George are two of the names to appear on a 1919 document listing donors to the Solicitors’ War Memorial Fund.