7th October - Law News

1746th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. The Nobel committee praised him for his efforts to bring an end to the country's 52-year civil war with FARC rebels.

Focus of the Day story:  Alternative dispute resolution will help promote the legal sector internationally as the UK prepares to leaves the EU, justice minister Sir Oliver Heald has said. Heald told a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday that London is already a ‘world-leading centre’ for arbitration, adding:  ‘As we leave the EU, it will be important that the legal sector is looking at opportunities to forward its business across the world.  Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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