Wednesday

21st August - Law News

2794th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Migrants are a big issue in Matteo Salvini's Italy and could be a decisive factor in the next election - whenever it comes. The busiest frontline of migration has traditionally been around the island of Sicily, a popular tourist destination with a famously shady past and a convenient geography for the people traffickers. There, underage girls often arriving from Nigeria are being coerced into the sex trade. They are trafficked in a complex web of exploitation that starts as soon as they leave their home. Our investigation has been out on the streets of Palermo and talking to those who have escaped the traffickers.



Focus of thre Day Article:
A large commercial law firm will ditch its client account in favour of a third-party managed account (TPMA) by the end of the year, a leading payment processor has predicted. Geoff Dunnett, director of professional services at Shieldpay, said the company worked with around 30 law firms that already relied on a TPMA instead of a client account, including three personal injury firms.
Full story - Legal Futures

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Tuesday

20th August - Law News

2793rd Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Shocked by a series of stabbings in his area of east London, Courtney Barrett has set up a DIY knife amnesty bin in an effort to get knives off the streets. We joined him outside Leytonstone tube station as he collected 27 knives from the public and ask why he has volunteered for something that is usually the job of the police.



Focus of thre Day Article:
Criminal cases delayed across England and Wales as courts lie idle. Cuts are being blamed for many crown courts not sitting despite very high caseloads.
Full story - Guardian Law

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Monday

19th August - Law News

2792nd Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: Bahrain pardons anti-F1 activist jailed for years & abused there by UK-trained police. Human rights activist has been pardoned in Bahrain, after almost 3 years behind bars for making comments online that were critical of the government.



Focus of thre Day Article:
Claimant lawyers are invited to the Legal Action Group’s (LAG) annual course on advanced actions against the police, taking place at Herbert Smith Freehill’s London office on Friday 8 November. 
Full story - New Law Journal


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