Baldip Singh Aulak
Baldip is serving his third consecutive year on the SAL committee, having previously been elected as secretary of the committee, he is now committed to arranging events in the Midlands and Northern circuits for SAL members.
Baldip is a Barrister at 33 Bedford Row and Deputy Head of the Immigration Team.
Baldip has been serving the Black and Asian community for over 10 years and he found the biggest issue affecting the BAME communities was related to immigration and family law. As a result, he has since committed himself to these areas of law.
Baldip Singh is an experienced practitioner. Baldip specialises in International Human Rights law, European Union free movement law and Immigration and Asylum law. Baldip has worked at leading immigration law firms throughout the course of his legal studies; he has worked in the field of immigration for the past 10 years. He represents clients at all levels of Court and this year he was instructed on the advocates panel in the Court of Justice of the European Union. Baldip has acted as an Immigration advisor to five Middle Eastern Embassies. He is a human rights activist and advocate.
Baldip Singh’s interest in Family Law grew from his initial specialist practice in Immigration, Nationality and Human Rights work where legal issues often overlap with issues relating to the child and family. His practice and experience has grown from these beginnings and now has considerable experience in cases acting for a range of clients including parents, Local Authorities, Guardians and other family members seeking to intervene. He has dealt with complex cases including at High Court level and has developed a following amongst specialist solicitors here in the UK and works bilaterally with lawyers in the Middle East and India.
He undertakes pro bono work on a case-by-case basis. Baldip runs various legal clinics within the community in Birmingham and the East and West of London. Baldip Heads the Legal Department for the ‘Sikh Help Line’ assisting the community with legal issues from discrimination at work to sexual grooming. He is regularly invited to give talks relating to the law and issues affecting minorities at Gurdwaras’, Temples and Universities across the UK.
Baldip often travels to India to present lectures at universities and Bar Associations.