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Who is the DLA?

The DLA brings together a broad range of discrimination law practitioners, policy experts, academics and concerned individuals, all united around a commitment to improving equality law, practice, education and advice for those who face discrimination.

Our activities include submitting responses to government consultations, sharing experiences and expertise through practitioner group meetings, disseminating information and knowledge via our Briefings journal, email updates, conferences and seminars.

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MoJ proposal to reintroduce fees in the Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal - March 2024 - DLA's working group coordinates a joint response to specific questions posed in the MoJ's online survey

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Conference 2023

DLA Conference 2023: Equality & Access to Justice 3 November 2023 with plenary speakers Declan O'Dempsey, Sean Jones KC, Dee Masters & breakout sessions with Sophie Naftalin, John Horan, Catherine Casserley, Prof Richard Owen, Elaine Banton, Mike Williams

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Practitioners Group Meetings

CANCELLED! our scheduled PGM on Thursday 18th July "Agency and Principal under the Equality Act" with Mukhtiar Singh will not go ahead as planned but we hope to reschedule in the autumn

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Members only

Annual General Meeting

The DLA AGM took place on Wednesday 25th October 2023 at Cloisters Chambers (and online) followed by guest speaker: Daphne Romney KC talking about "victimisation and whistleblowing"

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Vol 82 (1088-1100) July2024 read the latest edition of Briefings - in this issue: Importance of ECHR / Gender critical cases: making bad law? / Police Act provisions incompatible with rights of Gypsies & Travellers / ENAR urges support of anti-racist work

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eNews 234 July 2024

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