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ABTL Elects Dr S Chelvan to Chair of Executive Committee

LONDON, January 15, 2022 – On announcing the election of its Executive Committee for the year 2022, ABTL elects Dr S Chelvan to Chair of the Executive Committee alongside junior lawyers leading ABTL’s Operational Committee.

Dr S Chelvan, Head of Immigration and Public Law at 33 Bedford Row and Senior Member of ABTL’s Advisory Committee was elected as Chair of the Executive Committee.

Ms Nalothiya Nambirajah, Associate in the Corporate Department of Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Dubai, Co-Lead of ABTL’s Student Services Department and Member of ABTL’s Operational Committee was elected to the Executive Committee.

Ms Sinthu Gnanalingam, Senior Associate in the Real Estate Division of Capsticks LLP in London, Co-Lead of ABTL’s Student Services Department and Member of ABTL’s Operational Committee was elected to the Executive Committee.

Ms Kaya Kannan, Programme Officer at Southall Black Sisters in London, Co-Lead of ABTL’s Administrative and Marketing Department and Member  of ABTL’s Operational Committee was elected to the Executive Committee.

Mr Arunn Thiruchelvam, Junior Associate in the Wholesale Enforcement Division of the Financial Conduct Authority in London, Co-Lead of ABTL’s Administrative and Marketing Department and Member of ABTL’s Operational Committee was elected to the Executive Committee.

About the Association of British Tamil Lawyers

The Association of British Tamil Lawyers (“ABTL”) is a non-profit membership association and the first organisation of its kind, sitting at the heart of both the Tamil and legal communities in the UK.

Established by junior lawyers from the British Tamil community, its objectives are to promote entry into the legal profession for aspiring lawyers, promote more diversity and inclusion in the legal sector, provide networking and training opportunities and help connect practicing lawyers from the Tamil community in the UK and beyond.

For more information about us, please visit www.abtl.org.uk and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.