Winter Social – 27th February 2019 – Balls Brothers, London

Come and join us at our first event of 2019, the Winter Social on Wednesday 27th February 2019 at Balls Brothers, Bury Court, 38 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EX.

Employment Law Post-Brexit

Experts predict Brexit will adversely affect trade and investment to the UK. However, changes to workers’ key legal rights are doubtful and unnecessary, as UK law generally offers equal or better protection to employees, than the EU. Read about what employment rights might look like in the UK, post-Brexit in an article by Chamali Fernando.

SAL AGM 2018 – The results are in…

On 10th December 2018, the Society of Asian Lawyers held its AGM at 33 Bedford Row in London. Read about the election results here…

100 Years of Women in Law

This year marks the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, which finally removed the restriction on women qualifying as barristers or solicitors. Not only will the Society of Asian Lawyers celebrate this great milestone, but with your help, the committee will continue to push forward with its campaign for greater diversity, inclusion and equal treatment of legal professionals.

SAL’S AGM 2018

URGENT CHANGE OF VENUE: SAL’s AGM 2018 is NOW taking place on Monday 10th December 2018 at 33 BEDFORD ROW CHAMBERS, 33 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON WC1R 4JH (instead of No. 5 Chambers, Greenwood House, 4-7 Salisbury Court, London WC4Y 8AA). Read more to see how you can get involved.

Diversity & the Judiciary, Manchester – 15.11.18

Come and listen to an esteemed panel of judges share their experiences of how they became judges. You will also receive invaluable tips and guidance. An unmissable event for all aspiring judges.

The 24th Annual Asian Legal Awards – 27th October 2018 – Honouring Legal Excellence

Society of Asian Lawyers is proud to present The 24th Annual Asian Legal Awards on Saturday 27th October 2018 at The Royal Lancaster Hotel, Nine Kings Suite, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY.

Race to the top

The Society of Asian Lawyers welcomed members in the North of England on 17th October 2018 to attend an SRA-led discussion on increasing BAME access to – and progression within – the legal profession. Read the full review here.

Can We Legally Stop Britons Buying Kidneys on Asia’s Black Markets?

The World Health Organisation estimates 10,000 illegal transplants are conducted around the world annually. Inadequate law enforcement, a shortage of legitimate donors and the greater financial incentive provided by foreign buyers continue to fuel human organ black markets in developing countries, but what can we do about it in the UK? Read about this fascinating topic in this blog written by Chamali Fernando.

Women in leadership in law

In September 2018, SAL women participated in a round table discussion with The Law Society on Women in Leadership in Law. Read more about this initiative launched by The Law Society here.