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September 13, 2018

SLL’s Family law sub-group were delighted to meet for the first time with Labour’s Shadow Education Minister for Children and Families Policy Emma Lewell-Buck, MP for South Shields, at Parliament on Wednesday 12 September 2018.

We first discussed the ‘care crisis’ facin...

July 3, 2018

The Panel: Catherine Atkinson, Deeba Syed, Ava Etamadzadeh and Jess Phillips MP

SLL and Fabian Society members met on the evening of Monday 2 July to discuss policy ideas to combat and investigate sexual harassment both as a future Labour government.

SLL Secretary, empl...

June 5, 2018

Society of Labour Lawyers’ Employment Group met on the top floor of Congress House on 30 May 2018 to hear from guest speaker SHANTHA DAVID of UNISON, leader of their triumphant 2017 case (transcript here). 

Labour had a manifesto pledge to abolish tribunal fees in May 2...

April 26, 2018

The new Labour City Lawyers network was launched on Wednesday 21 March 2018. Over 20 SLL members joined Jonathan Reynolds MP, the shadow City minister, for a round-table discussion.

On Brexit, attendees were keen to obtain assurances on maintaining passporting rights fo...

April 6, 2018

SLL co-hosted an event at the House of Commons on 27 March 2018 with Labour Business to discuss the outsourcing of public services (which is coming under greater media and public scrutiny than ever with expensive private sector failures) and Private Finance Initiatives...

March 13, 2018

Young Labour Lawyers’ AGM took place on Monday night, 12 March 2018, at Committee Room 12 in the Houses of Parliament. 

In her Chair’s report, Deeba Syed encouraged members to get involved with the SLL groups in the year ahead. She reviewed the year: from our well-atten...

December 5, 2017

A History of the Society of Labour Lawyers, as delivered by Sir Ross Cranston at the Society’s Annual General Meeting on 4 December 2017 in his speech on ‘…And Access to Justice’

The AGM is a good time to reflect on the history, achievements and mission of the Society o...

October 21, 2017

The Society of Labour Lawyers’ Housing Sub-Group hosted a well-attended round-table discussion on Wednesday 11th October, chaired by Liz Davies and featuring Emma Dent-Coad MP, discussing the practical, political and legal routes to putting empty homes to good use....

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