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…

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!