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

The Criminal Lawyers’ Association is offering SABA Toronto members a modest incentive to join the CLA. With proof of membership in SABA Toronto, the CLA will discount the cost of its membership to a maximum of $50. If you are interested, please email sabatoronto@gmail.com with CLA Membership in the subject line and request proof of…

The Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs was established in 1978 to safeguard the independence of the judiciary and provide federally appointed judges with administrative services independent of the Department of Justice Canada. The Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs reports to Parliament through the Minister of Justice and acts on behalf of the…

What impact does race & racism have on your professional career? As a student of colour, do you sometimes feel you need to work harder to achieve the same level of success as your peers. Hear stores and lessons learned from professionals of colour to help guide your entry into the workforce. Wed, Feb 15,…

SJTO has posted for: · Bilingual full-time member at the Social Benefits Tribunal in Eastern Ontario (Ottawa) · Bilingual part-time member at the Social Benefits Tribunal in Eastern Ontario (Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Prince Edward, Hastings, Northumberland, Durham and Peterborough). These positions are posted on the “Advertised Positions” section of the Public Appointments Secretariat website….

An adhoc group of volunteer lawyers (and articling students) across Canada are working with the CCLA, CARL, and the Refugee Hub to support the ACLU by having volunteers at airports to assist travelers affected by the U.S.’s immigration ban. YYZ and YOW are among airports where more help is needed. The volunteer sign up is…

SABA Toronto is jointly hosting a panel discussion on public appointments and recruitment for Boards of Directors on March 10, 2017, at 4pm – 6pm. at Baker McKenzie’s Toronto office. This event is specifically targeted at mid-career lawyers (7+ years call to the bar) who may be interested in appointments to the judiciary, tribunals and…

The Government of Canada is seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following full-time position: · Director of Public Prosecutions The deadline for this position has been extended to February 13, 2017. We encourage you to distribute this opportunity widely within your organization and professional networks….

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