In this piece Omar and Matthew explore the coming battle over human rights. While the 2019 Conservative manifesto promised to remould the relationship between our three branches of government and there has been a longstanding commitment to revisit the Human Rights Act,...

June 3, 2020

Society of Labour Lawyers Report on the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme and its Impact on Junior Barristers

The Society of Labour Lawyers, the legal think tank of the Labour Party, has released a report highlighting the exclusion of junior barristers from the govern...

April 28, 2020


Society of Labour Lawyers release report: Legal Considerations for Easing the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown Restrictions.

“Measures, including the restrictions we are currently living under, are vital to st...

April 1, 2020

This evening the Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) launched its Covid-19 Webinar Series, looking at how the legal landscape has been affecting by the pandemic.

This evening we looked at employment law with SLL Executive Committee  members, the TUC and Thompsons Trade Unio...

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...

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