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.

Let’s talk about Organ Donation – 09.10.19

The law on organ donation is changing in Spring 2020. Everybody will be automatically enrolled as a potential donor unless you opt out. Read all about our recent event on the topic

SAL joins the Criminal Legal Aid Review Programme Board

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.

25th Asian Legal Awards – Nominations are open!

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!

No fault divorce is one step closer!

Lisa Collins, Family Law Partner at Birkett Long LLP talks about the changes in the law introducing ‘no fault divorce’.