29th October 2019
Joint Event: Society of Asian Lawyer with Association of Women Barristers
This was a successful co-sponsored event with a rich and diverse panel who spoke candidly, about the challenges of developing an international legal practice. It certainly gave me some ideas of how to engage with international academic institutions and the importance of keeping things simple and taking immediate action.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.