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Lawyer files $100 million U.S. lawsuit against Solicitors Regulation Authority

22nd Feb 2012

Sean Mireskandari, the London-based solicitor who previously represented the former Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), Tarique Ghaffur, in his race discrimination claim against the former MPS Commissioner, Sir Iain Blair, has filed a multi-million pound lawsuit in the United States against the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), the…

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Lawyer accuses Solicitors Regulation Authority of 'Racial Profiling'

25th Jan 2012

A growing number of ethnic minority solicitors are bringing race discrimination claims against the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), the body created by the Law Society to regulate solicitors and law firms.� Many point to the inconsistencies in the decision making process within the SRA in relation to ethnic minority solicitors…

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Lawyers call for public inquiry into Ali Dizaei prosecution decision

17th May 2011

The Society of Black Lawyers (SBL) has called for a public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the decision to prosecute the former Metropolitan Police Service (MPS/ Met Police) Borough Commander, Ali Dizaei.

The Call comes in the wake of Mr. Dizaei’s release by the Court of Appeal yesterday, which quashed…

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