Leadership, Sport and Racism
October 16, 2012 – 7:34 pm | No Comment

Saturday December 8, 2012 – Saturday December 8, 2012
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
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A lunch-time seminar in association with ‘Inspirational You’, debating:
How to combat Racism and Antı-Semıtısm ın Sport
The need for an association of …

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PUBLIC DEBATE: “This house believes we should extradite criminals and terrorists”
November 21, 2012 – 1:18 pm | No Comment
PUBLIC DEBATE:  “This house believes we should extradite criminals and terrorists”

Thursday 29th November
6.30-8.30pm
Institute of Education
London
 
Speakers include:
Hamja Ahsan Brother of Talha Ahsan
Peter Herbert OBE Chair, Society of Black Lawyers
Asim Quershi Cage Prisoners campaign
Chair: Bell Ribeiro-Addy Society of Black Lawyers

The issue of extradition has been a complex …

Leadership, Sport and Racism
October 16, 2012 – 7:34 pm | No Comment
Leadership, Sport and Racism

Saturday December 8, 2012 – Saturday December 8, 2012
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
Map and Directions |
Description:

A lunch-time seminar in association with ‘Inspirational You’, debating:
How to combat Racism and Antı-Semıtısm ın Sport
The need for an association of …

City Law 2012: CV & Interview Masterclass
April 9, 2012 – 12:12 pm | No Comment
City Law 2012: CV & Interview Masterclass

This unique masterclass aims to improve your chances of securing a training contract by giving you the opportunity to obtain one-to-one advice, practical information and constructive feedback on your CV, application and interview technique from the partners and associates at Ashurst LLP!

Lawyer accuses regulator of ‘racial profiling’
January 26, 2012 – 7:02 am | No Comment
Lawyer accuses regulator of ‘racial profiling’

A growing number of ethnic minority solicitors are bringing race discrimination claims against the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), the body created by the Law Society to regulate solicitors and law firms. Many point to the inconsistencies in the decision making process within the SRA in relation to ethnic minority solicitors, when compared with decisions made against white solicitors.

Lawrence convictions should be treated as new evidence of a ‘joint enterprise’ say lawyers
January 4, 2012 – 4:37 pm | No Comment
Lawrence convictions should be treated as new evidence of a ‘joint enterprise’ say lawyers

The Society of Black Lawyers is calling for the immediate prosecution of the three remaining men who are suspected of being involved in the racist murder of the black teenager, Stephen Lawrence in 1993.  The …

Deaths in Custody Figures for 2000-10 Published
October 13, 2011 – 6:02 pm | No Comment
Deaths in Custody Figures for 2000-10 Published

The Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody (IAP)  has published its statistical analysis of all recorded deaths in state custody between 1 January 2000 and 31 December 2011.  This represents an important piece of …

Bar Standards Board publishes diversity report on professional conduct decisions
October 1, 2011 – 2:20 pm | No Comment
Bar Standards Board publishes diversity report on professional conduct decisions

The Professional Conduct Department at the Bar Standards Board (BSB) has published its annual diversity report.

African Children’s Rights Committee publishes first ever decision
September 30, 2011 – 1:52 pm | No Comment
African Children’s Rights Committee publishes first ever decision

The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) has published its first ever decision on a communication. In the decision, issued on 22 March 2011, on communication 002/2009 IHRDA …

SBL joins SRA equalities implementation group
April 30, 2011 – 8:51 am | No Comment
SBL joins SRA equalities implementation group

The Society of Black Lawyers is a member of the SRA Equality and Diversity External Implementation Group (EIG).
The EIG was established to oversee the SRA’s implementation of Lord Herman Ouseley’s recommendations following his 2008 report …

Age discrimination cases on the rise
April 29, 2011 – 7:10 pm | No Comment
Age discrimination cases on the rise

Age discrimination claims rose 164% in 2010, despite an overall fall in the number of employment claims, according to figures obtained by London firm EMW.
 
Data from employment tribunals shows that they issued 1,100 age discrimination …