Help us raise funds for Barnardo’s Mental Health & Wellbeing Packs

Coronavirus is pushing vulnerable children and families to the edge, placing them under unimaginable emotional and financial pressures, with BAME families being disproportionately affected by the virus.

The Next Legal Drama: Rutnam v Patel

Priti Patel is at the centre of attention again and is facing legal action after her former permanent secretary, Sir Philip Rutnam, lodged an employment tribunal claim for constructive dismissal and whistleblowing. Najia Robbani discusses the legal implications.

JAC – a change to the application process.

The way in which candidates apply for judicial posts in 2020 is changing. The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) has announced that it will be running a single Combined Qualifying Test (CQT) in June 2020. Read more here.

Policing by Consent

The UK is widely recognised as the home of the first modern police force and the concept of Policing by Consent dates back to 1820. Chamali Fernando discusses the implications of trying to police a UK-wide lockdown.

Unequal impact: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact on people with protected characteristics

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry and wants to hear about the different and disproportionate impact that the Coronavirus is having on people with protected characteristics under the Equality Act. HAVE YOUR SAY NOW

Help for the self-employed hit by the Coronavirus

Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, has just announced that the self-employed facing financial difficulties will now be able to claim up to 80% of their monthly wages covered by the government.

The law on organ donation is changing on 20.05.2020 – PASS IT ON

The Organ Donation Act 2019 comes into force on 20 May 2020, changing the law on organ donation. Read this timely reminder on the changes.

Not the Token Asian

Alan K. Tse is Global General Counsel and Head of Corporate Strategy for Jones Lang LaSalle. He is by no means the Token Asian. Speaking at last month’s London Conference organised by the Institute for Inclusion of Legal Professionals, Alan Tse comes across as a hard-hitting, direct and brilliant lawyer.

SAL AGM 2019 – 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…

SAL’S AGM 2019

Notice is hereby given to members pursuant to paragraph 4(f)(ii) of the Constitution

Wednesday 11th December 2019, 6pm (for 6.30pm) at:

Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ.