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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.

Save the Day!!! DLA Annual Conference - 20/10/14


An unmissable event for discrimination lawyers, advisors, practitioners and trade unionists.

Discrimination Law Association Annual Conference - Monday 20th October at Baker McKenzie, 100 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6JA.

Exploring the current key discrimination issues, why prejudice is still so strong and how we can bring an end to it. This conference will provide a unique opportunity for speakers and participants to discuss current equality law developments, to hear from leading experts, to be brought up-to-date on legal and policy developments, to improve understanding of particular areas of equality law and to share knowledge and experiences with other lawyers, advisers, trade unionists and campaigners.

With thanks to Baker McKenzie


Practitioners Group Meetings 


  • date: Wednesday, 16 July  2014 - 6:00pm
  • details: there will be no PGM on 16th July - future dates will be advertised soon


The unfairness of a level playing field: indirect discrimination 

The speaker at the Practitioners Group Meeting on Wednesday 18 June was Binder Bansel, Head of Employment at Pattinson & Brewer (profile). He presented a very thorough review of the law of indirect discrimination. more


EHRC consultation on Age Discrimination


The DLA has submitted a response to the EHRC's consultation on its draft Age Supplement to the Code of Practice on Services, Public Functions and Associations.

You can read the DLA's response here (please note that nil responses have not been included)

You can read the EHRC's draft Code here 


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