Job Opportunity: Operations Manager

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 the society’s continual growth.  Anyone […]

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 […]

Towards a National Legal Service – New Visions for Access to Justice

The Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) was founded some 75 years ago, in part at least because of the recognition of a significant unmet need for legal services, or, as we now say, of the need to enhance access to justice. As the recent National Policy Forum resolved, the Conservatives have decimated access to justice, […]

Housing Webinar

Please follow the below link to see our latest webinar in the housing series: On 3rd July, we held the latest in our housing webinar series with the Bristol Living Rent Commission on how to create a Living Rent city. We were joined by Cllr Tom Renhard & Shelter for a first look at […]

Take Back Control Bill – Briefing

The Take Back Control Bill briefing has been drafted by members of the Constitution Group in conjunction with Professor John Denham, former Communities Minister, as a briefing for the shadow Housing and Levelling Up Team. Please see below to read the briefing.

April Chair’s Report

This month SLL have hosted a number of events including our Access to Justice roundtable at Middle Temple with Shadow Justice Secretary, Steve Reed MP. It was focused on the policies we need to enable access to justice for all & may have seen the birth of a National Legal Service. There was also a Family […]

SLL Chair’s Report: Quarter 1.

January Our Parliamentary Advice Scheme has advised on the Gender Recognition Bill, criminal prosecutions for slow walking, defamation and SLAPPs, the Economic Activities of Public Bodies Bill, the Specialist Courts and the Specialist Courts and Disclosure Rules and the Retained EU Bill. We met with the Shadow Justice team, who were as always grateful for […]

SLL Chair’s Report: December 2022

Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) held Housing and Employment Westminster workshops, to discuss our upcoming book. Many of our groups are working towards these chapters and Thom Brooks is helping to pull our proposal together for prospective publishers. The Energy and Environment group held a panel event on Ofgem and the energy crisis. The Access […]

SLL NPF Submissions

The Society of Labour Lawyers submitted 5 responses to the NPF consultations from the following groups: Housing and Levelling Up; Trade and EU; Constitution; Crime; & Energy and Environment. Our A2J Group is also working on a submission. A huge thank-you to all our members involved in this process for their hard work & commitment. […]