14th April - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Lawyers are increasingly banking on property to fund their retirement plans, new research has shown. New findings from high-net-worth retirement lending adviser Bower Private Clients show that 29 per cent of lawyers are planning to use funds from their home or buy-to-let properties to fund some or all of their retirement plans.. Full story - Solicitors Journal

Saturday Conversations on Law
Today's video story: Labour has called for Culture Secretary John Whittingdale to withdraw from press regulation decisions after news of his relationship with a sex worker. Four newspapers knew about the relationship, which ended in 2014, but decided not to publish the story. Shadow culture secretary Maria Eagle said it had left him "vulnerable" to pressure from the press. Mr Whittingdale, who says he had not known the woman was a sex worker, said it had not affected his decisions.