Sundeep has fought for diversity within the legal profession, for the last fifteen years , as a former Chairman of the Society of Asian Lawyers and as a Law Society Council Member for Ethnic Minority solicitors. He was asked to comment on an SRA(Solicitors Regulation Authority) report concerning diversity within the legal profession. A link to the story can be found below. Law firms’ diversity ‘pushback’ #barristers #Diversity #LegalProfession #Solicitors
Our Sundeep Bhatia is a Law Society Council Member, for the Ethnic Minority Constituency. Sundeep is also a Committee Member of the Ethnic Minority Lawyer’s Division of the Society. If you have any questions or queries, then do not hesitate to contact him Sundeep.email@example.com July’s Council and Annual General Meeting saw the
presidency of the Law Society transfer from Christina Blacklaws to Simon Davis.
The new officeholder team of president Simon Davis, vice p
I was born in Chatham in Kent on 2nd January 1966.I am the son of two Indian doctors who travelled from the subcontinent in order to work for the then fledgeling National Health Service. I have always been raised to believe that I am the equal of others and that I should be judged on my merit as opposed to any prejudices relating to my ancestral origins. That has been a driving force throughout my life and, certainly, throughout my legal career. I long to see a legal profess
Dear Sirs. We write in order to respond, in so far as is possible, to the four consultation papers which have been issued by the solicitors regulation authority covering
1 The filing of Solicitors Accounts
2 Professional Indemnity Insurance
3 A relaxation on the regulation of Multi-Disciplinary Partnerships
4 The future of the Compensation fund We are an independant body entitled Asian Lawyers GB campaigning to promote,advance and protect the interests of Asian Lawyers a
SUNDEEP BHATIA,BEAUMONDE LAW PRACTICE, PINNER,MIDDLESEX This is no time for complacency. Diversity in the legal profession faces it’s biggest challenge.. According to Law Society statistics ,(Trends in the Legal Profession 2012), more than half of BAME solicitors are to be found in firms of 5 partners or less. There are several reasons for this. We may have stepped out of pre-existing firms, after reaching a glass ceiling, in order to make our names. We are more likely to ha
WHY DEMOCRACY MUST PREVAIL IN THE SOCIETY OF ASIAN LAWYERS I was a Member of The Society of Asian Lawyers in its early days when Sailesh Mehta , my immediate predecessor as Chairman, was serving his first term .
For some reason my membership lapsed and I lost touch with the Society until 2005.
At that time I was running my own Criminal Law Practice in Neasden.
The Legal Services Commission,for the first time,announced its intention to introduce Price Competitive Tenderin