Society of Asian Lawyers is pleased to announce that we have now been added to Defence Practitioner Advisory Panel for the Criminal Legal Aid Review Programme Board, as part of the Ministry of Justice Review of Criminal Legal Aid Fee Schemes.
NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN! The 25th Annual Asian Legal Awards is taking place on Saturday 28th September 2019 at Royal Lancaster Hotel, Nine Kings Suite, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY. Get your nomination forms in now!
Lisa Collins, Family Law Partner at Birkett Long LLP talks about the changes in the law introducing ‘no fault divorce’.
Hamsana Vamdeva was in need of some help and advice about her career when she came across the SAL Mentoring Scheme. Here she explains why it was one of the best things she did.
SAL spoke to Shivi Rajput about her latest project: “101 Questions Answered About Separating With Children”
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.
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.
On 10th December 2018, the Society of Asian Lawyers held its AGM at 33 Bedford Row in London. Read about the election results here…
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.
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.