Congratulations to SABA President Hafeez S. Amarshi for being the recipient of a national Top Prosecutor Award. The award recognizes his professional excellence and exemplary service in the legal profession and contributions to the community.

The annual SABA Awards (being held on November 14, 2017) are one of the most prestigious legal awards in Toronto, celebrating the achievements of South Asian lawyers and their contribution to the legal profession. This year, the SABA Awards will honour leadership and excellence in the profession by South Asian lawyers, as well as outstanding…

          Dear Members, SABA Toronto is now 12 years strong and we have grown into the largest diverse bar association in Canada. We also represent the largest number of practicing South Asian lawyers anywhere in North America. One of the highlights of our year is the Awards Gala where we take…

United Sikhs in partnership with Carleton University is looking for Sikh males aged 18 or older who have been carded (Street Check) by police in Ontario. For more information please contact Gurdeep Singh Jagpal at 416-400-3942 or at gurdeeepjagpal@cmail.carleton.ca.

Join FACL for a great line-up of speakers at their annual conference and gala on Saturday November 18, 2017. For more information please visit: https://on.facl.ca/tc-events/conference2017/.

Congratulations to longstanding SABA Toronto member – Justice Chris de Sa, a new appointment to the Superior Court of Justice in York Region. At his recent swearing in ceremony his Honour remarked “a diverse judiciary maintains and enhances the public’s confidence in the administration of justice.” We couldn’t agree more.

Diversity 150 Project In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Diverse Champions for Diversity are collecting 150 bios and photos of diverse lawyers to present on a website celebrating Canada’s vast pool of qualified, talented, and exceptional diverse legal professionals. The goal of this project is to emphasize the exemplary pool of diverse candidates in the…

The following people (alphabetical by first name) are running as candidates for a one (1) year term on the Board (there are 7 available spots): Bindu Cudjoe Divya Khurana Jasmine Singh Jennifer Asnani Kelvin Ramchand Khalfan Khalfan Neil Gurmukh Richard Coutinho Sunira Chaudhri The following people (alphabetical by first name) are running as candidates for a two (2)…

Congratulations to Jayashree Goswami, who has been appointed to the Ontario government’s Anti-Racism Strategic Plan Consultation Group. A Better Way Forward: Ontario’s 3-Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan is the province’s commitment to change the way we do things and break down barriers to advance racial equity. This means reviewing government policies, programs and services to find…

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…

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