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He has advised and represented various health care and other professionals including solicitors on regulatory/disciplinary matters. He has also advised them in discrimination proceedings.
In particular, he advanced novel arguments on the incompatibility with the ECHR of the Law Society’s intervention procedure: see Sritharan v Law Society [2005] 4 All ER 1105 (CA) and [2004] EWHC 2932 Ch.
Languages: Punjabi, Urdu
Speeches and seminars,
Manjit Gill QC has spoken regularly at national and international conferences. For example: 2009: Speaker at the 2009 Bar Conference on the equality and diversity implications of public funding cuts in family work, 2008: Speaker at the 2008 Bar Conference on the growing impact of Sharia law, 2005: Speech to the Indian Supreme Court Bar Association, 2004: Speaker at Brussels conference organised by the European Policy Centre on the Common Basic Principles on Integration, as adopted by the EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministers, 2001: he led a NGO delegation to the UN World Conference Against Racism in Durban which resulted in the successful introduction into the 2001 UN Durban Declaration of a clause to promote cultural diversity and protect groups whose identities are drawn from multiple factors. He has regularly given seminars and training in his related areas.
In the mid 1990s he was heavily involved in setting up the Discrimination Law Association. He is a member of the Bar Council’s Immigration Practitioners Accreditation Board and has previously assisted the Bar Council’s Committee dealing with direct access to the Bar.
In the 1980s he was very active in the Society of Black Lawyers and involved in a number of initiatives to counter race discrimination in the legal profession.
He has given seminars and training sessions in his various areas of practice, appeared before UN human rights committees, carried out fact finding missions abroad (e.g. to the West Bank to assess the operation of alternative legal systems of communities under occupation) and attended many UN conferences and worked closely with other NGOs on diversity issues. He continues to be involved in various human rights organisations on a pro bono basis.
Founder and Editor of Immigration and Nationality Law Reports. Contributor to Jackson and Warr’s Immigration Law and Practice. Various articles.
Notable Cases
Sritharan v Law Society [2005] 4 All ER 1105 (CA) and [2004] EWHC 2932 Ch
2012: appointed Honorary Professor at University of Birmingham
2000: appointed Queen’s Counsel
1997: appointed by the Attorney-General under s.6 of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997 as one of the very first Special Advocates authorised to represent the interests of appellants before the Commission (National Security cases).
1992: appointed by the Attorney-General as Junior Counsel to the Crown in Common Law matters.
Administrative Law Bar Association
European Bar Association
Discrimination Law Association
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Called to the Northern Ireland Bar to conduct designated cases

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