Watch, and be amazed

Week beginning: 20th June, 2021 | By Elsa Glauert | London

How long, LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, 'Violence!' but you do not save? Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds. Therefore the law is paralysed, and justice never prevails. The wicked hem in the righteous, so that justice is perverted.

"Look at the nations and watch - and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told."

Habakkuk 1:2-5 (NIV)

Lawyers can often be faced with the day to day reality of injustice, wrong-doing and conflict in the world. Many among the legal community will spend their working lives battling against the injustices and violence we see in the world around us. For

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