Leadership, Sport and Racism
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Saturday December 8, 2012 – Saturday December 8, 2012
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A lunch-time seminar in association with ‘Inspirational You’, debating:
How to combat Racism and Antı-Semıtısm ın Sport
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Articles tagged with: Lord Herman Ouseley

Lawyer files $100 million U.S. lawsuit against Solicitors Regulation Authority
February 22, 2012 – 10:51 am | No Comment
Lawyer files $100 million U.S. lawsuit against Solicitors Regulation Authority

Sean Mireskandari, the London-based solicitor who previously represented the former Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), Tarique Ghaffur, in his race discrimination claim against the former MPS Commissioner, Sir Iain Blair, has filed a multi-million pound lawsuit in the United States against the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), the regulatory arm of the Law Society of England and Wales. Mr. Mireskandari is a member of the Society of Black Lawyers (SBL) and his lawsuit is being supported by both the SBL and the National Bar Association (NBA), which is the largest organisation of African American lawyers in the U.S.

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.

SBL launches survey of ethnic minority solicitors
October 2, 2011 – 9:13 am | No Comment
SBL launches survey of ethnic minority solicitors

The Society of Black Lawyers (SBL) has launched a survey among current and former solicitors within the black, Asian and minority ethnic community who have been (or are currently) the subject of an investigation and/or regulatory action …

Report reveals racism at the heart of the UK legal profession
July 4, 2011 – 8:10 pm | No Comment
Report reveals racism at the heart of the UK legal profession

A comprehensive investigation conducted by the former chair of the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), Lord Herman Ouseley into allegations of racism, discrimination and victimisation within the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has found extensive evidence …

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 …