22nd August - Law News

1701st Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Lawyers, Law, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Human Rights & Social Justice.

Today's video story: Suspect slips cuffs, ejected from police car. After being arrested, Logan Younger was ejected from a police cruiser when it crashed on the way to a detention center.

Focus of the day: Government plans to introduce tax avoidance scheme penalties for professional advisers have been roundly criticised by lawyers and accountants. Under the plans set out in a discussion document published this week “enablers” of tax avoidance could have to pay a fine of up to 100% of the tax the scheme’s user underpaid. Full story - New Law Journal

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