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.
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.
SAL teamed up with the Association of Women Barristers (AWB) to host a brilliant discussion on the route to silk at the offices of the General Council of the Bar. Read the full review here.
SAL returned to Birmingham with their popular networking/social event: “Network to Success”. It proved to be a very successful evening with many members old and new, coming together and creating a fantastic atmosphere in the heart of Birmingham.
Although slow and steady progress has been made in recent years, only 7% of judges in the UK are from a BAME background. In order to address this under representation and following the success of a similar event in London in London 2017, SAL hosted an event in Birmingham to seek to inspire its members to think about a career in the judiciary.
With the implementation date of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) fast approaching, we teamed up with the SRA, The Law Society and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP to bring you this event on GDPR, Anti-Money Laundering and Cybercrime.
The 2018 Awards & Ball ceremony will take place on Saturday 27th October 2018 at The Lancaster Hotel in London. Put the date in the diary! More details to follow.
Diversity & the Judiciary – Inspiring the next generation of Judges – 27.04.18
With recent figures showing the low number of BAME Judges (7%), SAL is hosting this event with a panel of 2 Asian Judges, a JAC Commissioner and the SRA in order to encourage and inspire our members to think about a career in the Judiciary.
Network to Success – 27.04.18 – SAL comes to Birmingham 2018!
Come and join us at Siamais in Birmingham and network your way to success!
Free welcome drink upon arrival and bar snacks. DJ Pritz will be spinning some tunes so you can kick back and dance the night away.
The ‘Empowered Women Empower Women’ event held at the Aviva building in London on 28th March 2018, in collaboration with The Law Society’s Ethnic Minority Lawyer’s Division (EMLD) and sponsored by Liberty Law Solicitors was a huge success.