About SABA

The South Asian Bar Association of Toronto is the GTA’s premier legal organization dedicated to promoting the objectives of South Asian members of the legal profession. Members of SABA include lawyers that self-identify as South Asian or are of South Asian origin, and lawyers that advocate on issues of relevance to the South Asian community

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News and Announcements

Senior Counsel/Manager, Legal Services The Human Rights Legal Support Centre provides legal services, including representation, to human rights claimants applying to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. The Centre has a Toronto opening for a Senior Counsel / Manager, Legal Services to lead and direct the work of one of three teams of lawyers, paralegals…

Earlier this week, SABA Toronto wrote to the Attorney General of Canada, advocating for a more inclusive judicial process. SABA Toronto outlined seven areas for change, including better data gathering, more accountability and increased education and mentoring. Read more here: Letter to Hon. Wilson-Raybould – June 21, 2016.

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is calling for a comprehensive new approach to policing in Ontario that addresses long-standing concerns about systemic discrimination. In a submission to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services supported by SABA Toronto, the OHRC raises human rights issues that must be dealt with to improve strained relationships…

Are you passionate about human rights? Do you want to help the UN promote the rights of refugees and displaced peoples? The IHRP is pleased to announce that we are able to accept additional applications on a rolling basis for the post-graduate legal fellowship program, International Fellowships for Canadian Lawyers, generously undertaken with the financial…

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association representing more than 40,000 in-house counsel employed by over 10,000 organizations in 85 countries, announced winners of its fifth annual ‘Top 10 30-Somethings’ awards at its Corporate Counsel University (CCU) in San Diego. Rustam Juma, SABA Toronto Vice President and Legal Counsel at Deloitte LLP…

What Does Reconciliation Mean to You? In honour of National Aboriginal History Month, join the Law Society and partners for the Celebration of Indigenous Peoples Event. This event will feature presentations from the following participants: • Jeffery Hewitt (Osgoode Hall Law School) • Sarah Morales (University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law) • Andrée Boisselle (Osgoode…

The South Asian Bar Association of Toronto joined the Peel Coalition Against Racialized Policing (P-CARD), which includes community groups such as the Association of Black Law Enforcers, the Law Union of Ontario and Black Lives Matter, in calling for an independent audit of the Peel Regional Police’s diversity and equity practices. In September, the Toronto…

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