25th August - Law News

1704th 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: The international charity Oxfam has accused the British government of violating the International Arms Trade Treaty as London continues its arms deals with Saudi Arabia.

Focus of the day: Family law specialists should be required to work under fixed fees, the Legal Services Consumer Panel has suggested as it ramped up its call for regulatory intervention to improve transparency in the market. The panel said family law was one area where it advised that regulators “should now consider mandating fixed fees”. Full story - Legal Futures

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