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February 16, 2020

After a ballot of our members, the Society of Labour Lawyers is nominating Keir Starmer for Labour Leader.

Keir Starmer met the 50% threshold and won the nomination in the first round.

The Society of Labour Lawyers is also nominating Angela Rayner for Deputy Labour Leade...

October 24, 2019

JLL launched its new mentoring scheme last week with a networking event for mentors and mentees in central London.

October 14, 2019

Society of Labour Lawyers welcomes the government’s commitments to abolish no fault evictions (s.21 Housing Act 1988) as set out in the consultation paper. In August last year we responded to the Labour Party’s green paper Housing For The Many, in which we encouraged t...

The Rule of Law - Is Justice Under Attack?

A conversation with the Labour Party Legal front bench, the Vice President of the Law Society and a representative from the Bar Council about recent events and Labour's approach to the Rule of Law ahead of the next General Ele...

Following tonight's successful event with John Healey MP, and the publication of the related Land for the Many: Changing the way our fundamental asset is used, owned and governed (an independent report commissioned by the Labour Party), this is the SLL Housing Group's...

February 17, 2019

Last week the Young Labour Lawyers had their AGM. Please join me in congratulating the new committee:

Chair: Daniel Jones

Vice-Chair: Bren Albiston

Secretary: Axel Landin

Membership Officer: Elsie Powers

At the AGM a motion was passed unanimously to rename the Young Labour...

December 28, 2018

SLL's Annual General Meeting was held at the Law Society on 12 December 2018. 

Chair, Kate O'Rourke summarised the Society's work this year, including a PFI event with Labour Business, Family Group round table with Emma Lewell-Buck, the City Group events and our Confere...

December 28, 2018

Our final fringe meeting was co-hosted (as always) with JUSTICE and focused on Reforms to the Justice system. The meeting was chaired by Catherine Atkinson (SLL secretary and Labour PPC for Erewash) and featured Andrew Walker of the Bar, Simon Davies of the Law Society...

November 5, 2018

In our first Fringe meeting of Party Conference, we welcomed Labour’s shadow justice front bench: Nick Thomas-Symonds, Shami Chakrabarti and Richard Burgon as well as representatives from the Law Society (Simon Davies) and Bar Council (Richard Atkins QC).

Shami started...

October 6, 2018

Labour City Lawyers met on 11 September 2018 to discuss Labour’s plans for public ownership of national utilities. Unfortunately, Jon Trickett MP was taken ill but we were joined by a more than adequate replacement: Professor David Hall, founding director of the Public...

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