Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers is a socialist and legal campaigning organisation in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1930 to provide legal support to the then Labour government. The Society was named after Viscount Haldane, a Liberal and subsequently Labour Party politician, who had been Lord Chancellor in H. H. Asquith's government from 1912 to 1915 and subsequently in 1924 during the first ever Labour administration. [1]

Haldane Society Banner September 2013


Its current chair is Russell Fraser and its President is Michael Mansfield.[2]


It is a socialist society affiliated to the Labour Party. On the international level it is a member of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers and European Democratic Lawyers.


  1. ^ "Origins". Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Officers and Exec". Retrieved 24 December 2014.