AGM Election Results

The Society of Labour Lawyers held its AGM on Monday 7th December 2020. The following people were elected to the Executive Committee: Chair: Kate O’Rourke Vice Chair: David Drew Secretary: Catherine Atkinson Treasurer: Adrian Williamson QC ​ Executive Committee Member: Andrew Dismore AM Executive Committee Member: Daniel Jones Executive Committee Member: Deeba Syed Executive Committee…


Naomi Angell wins Law Society Lifetime Achievement Award

SLL Family Group Co-Chair, Naomi Angell, has won the Law Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 Law Society Excellence Awards. Naomi Angell has had an incredibly successful and influential career spanning almost 50 years. Throughout her career, she has shown true dedication to improving the law as it relates to children and families through…


Submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law

The Society of Labour Lawyers has made a formal submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law. You can download the submission here. Foreword by Kate O’Rourke, Chair of the Society of Labour Lawyers The Society of Labour Lawyers, founded by Gerald Gardiner QC nearly 75 years ago, is the principal professional body for supporters…


Labour Party Conference Events

Whilst we are unable to meet in person at Labour Party Conference this year, here at the Society of Labour Lawyers we are determined to ensure that legal and justice issues remain at the forefront of the party’s agenda. We’re therefore pleased to invite you and party members across the country to our three online…


Post-Brexit Employment Rights

In this piece, Tom Jones and Richard Arthur of Thompsons discuss what the new Brexit ‘freedoms’ could mean for workers’ rights in the UK. They identify the immediate impact of the cessation of EU supremacy (and therefore a whole host of employee protective precedent from the CJEU) together with a range of unfortunately low hanging…