Liz Davies



Liz Davies is chair of the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers and a barrister specialising in housing and homelessness law. She writes here in a personal capacity


Defending human rights defenders

16 February 2012 Haldane Society chair Liz Davies invites you to a conference seeking to build solidarity with those defending human rights across the world

A Scottish tragedy

28 August 2011 Liz Davies finds Alan McCombes’ account of Tommy Sheridan’s downfall painful but necessary

Trespassers will be prosecuted

31 July 2011 Government plans to criminalise squatting will affect rights to both housing and to protest says Liz Davies

A hard case

12 December 2010 Liz Davies looks at initiatives to rescue legal aid

A friend in court

21 December 2009 Liz Davies reviews Memoirs of a Radical Lawyer by Michael Mansfield QC (Bloomsbury, 2009)

Why stay?

16 September 2007 Liz Davies was an active member of the Labour left between 1979 and 2001 and elected as a Grassroots Alliance candidate to the Labour Party's national executive committee between 1998 and 2000. Here she responds to Alex Nunn's essay and opens a debate that continues on the Red Pepper website and forum