In Defence of Jury Trials – a Joint Statement with Young Legal Aid Lawyers, Black Protest Legal Support, Young Barristers Committee, Black Barristers’ Network, Society of Black Lawyers and BAME Lawyers 4 Justice.
Top tips during lockdown from female asian lawyers who have broken glass ceilings. Read about SAL’s event to celebrate International Women’s Day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.
On 10th December 2018, the Society of Asian Lawyers held its AGM at 33 Bedford Row in London. Read about the election results here…
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.