SLL Response – DLUHC Consultation on Reforms to Social Housing Allocation

Our responses to the questions put are set out below. We have omitted the questions directed solely to local authorities. However, as general comment on this Consultation Paper, and bearing in mind that the drafters of this response include lawyers who, individually, have up to 50 years of experience in responding to consultation papers, including […]

75th Anniversary Dinner: Celebrating 75 years of the Society of Labour Lawyers

We are delighted to invite you to attend our 75th Anniversary Celebration Dinner & Fundraiser. We will be joined by special guests from the Shadow Front Bench, including Emily Thornberry MP and Shabana Mahmood MP, with others to be announced. The event will take place on 8th May 2024 at The Law Society, with a […]

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is an important opportunity to reflect and celebrate women in the legal profession. It is also an opportunity to catalyse change. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Inspire Inclusion,’ with the stated aim that when we inspire others to understand and value women’s inclusion, we forge a better world. Women in […]

Housing Group – Awaab’s Law Consultation

Our Housing Group have been responded to the Awaab’s Law Consultation. A huge thanks to all involved, with particular thanks to Liz Davies KC and David Watkinson. More info on the consultation can be found here: Awaab’s Law: Consultation on timescales for repairs in the social rented sector – GOV.UK ( Read the Housing Group’s […]

Job Opportunity: Operations Manager

Deadline extended: 9th January, 11:59. The Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) is seeking an Operations Manager to oversee the day-to-day running of the society and implement the Executive Committee’s vision for SLL.   As the society is expanding, both in membership size and activities, we are seeking a full or part-time member of staff to facilitate […]

Labour & Levelling Up Webinar

Levelling up is perhaps most strongly associated with notions of devolution and has neatly been described as flipping “the presumption of power from Whitehall to the town hall”. But could levelling up under Labour go well beyond this?  Many have argued that levelling up should involve a wholesale reimagining of how resources are allocated and […]