New Legislation for Colombo’s Port City

Sri Lanka is creating an amazing and exciting international commercial and financial hub, in middle of the Indian Ocean. Set off the coast of this tropical island’s capital city and business district of Colombo, the innovative Port City project seeks to create a special economic zone attracting investors and big business through either a low, or zero, taxation policy.

25th Annual Asian Legal Awards – 28.09.2019

The 25th Annual Asian Legal Awards will take place on Saturday 28th September 2019 at Royal Lancaster Hotel, Nine Kings Suite, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY.

Prevent – Solution or part of the problem? 12.06.2019 – SRA, Birmingham

Terrorism – are the authorities doing enough to combat it? Could they do more or are their efforts alienating communities who bear the brunt of the Government’s Prevent strategy? Come and have your say at this debate on 12th June 2019 in Birmingham.

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.

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’.

My Experience of SAL Mentors by Hamsana Vamadeva

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.

101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children

SAL spoke to Shivi Rajput about her latest project: “101 Questions Answered About Separating With Children”

Employment Law Post-Brexit

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.

Winter Social – 27th February 2019 – Balls Brothers, London

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.

SAL AGM 2018 – 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…