Asim Khan is currently the Managing Director and Legal Services Director of Ramsay Employment Law. He is a specialist Employment Lawyer based in Glasgow and has been selected to stand as prospective candidate for the Labour Party for the forthcoming European Parliamentary elections in May 2014.
As a specialist Employment Lawyer his role involves advising clients, both employees and employers. He specialise in dealing with advice to high net worth individuals and SME businesses. He is also involved in training organisations in respect of their responsibilities in terms of the Equality Act 2010.
Asim Khan graduated in Law (LLB) with honours in 1995 from University of Glasgow and then went on to gain a diploma in legal practice in 1996 again from the University of Glasgow. He completed his LLM (Law and Employment) from University of Leicester in 2004.
While Asim Khan has now been selected to stand as prospective candidate for the Labour Party for the forthcoming European Elections, he is currently Chair of the constituency labour party in Pollok and is out campaigning most weekends in the Pollok area. Part of his campaigning also involves him participating in the phone bank at the Labour party offices at Bath Street Glasgow.
Asim Khan is also Vice Chair of Muslim Friends of Labour (www.mflscotland.com), which is an independent organisation which exists to encourage the participation of Muslims in Scottish political life through the Scottish Labour Party.
During his time studying at Glasgow University he was Secretary and then Chairperson of his local Citizens Advice Bureau, in Cumbernauld. During his time as Secretary and then Chairperson, he presided over funding challenges and the expansion of the Bureau’s work in to debt counselling.
Since 2002 he has been a Trustee of Roshni (www.roshni.org) which is a Glasgow based charity tackling issues of child abuse within the Black and Ethnic Minority Communities. He is also a Trustee of TASK Childcare (www.taskchildcare.co.uk) which is a charity providing fully inclusive and development childcare solutions in the Gorbals area of Glasgow.
Asim Khan is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Youth Community Support Agency (YCSA) (http://ycsa.org.uk/) which is a charitable organisation founded in 1995 by young people from diverse communities. The vision of the organisation is to deliver services that empower young people to embrace their true potential.