9th November - Law News

1780th 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: Donald’s Trump’s shock election victory. Clyde Wilcox, a professor of government at Georgetown University, discusses the unexpected winning of the US presidency by Donald Trump.

Focus of the day story:
The Competition Appeal Tribunal will today begin hearing a training provider’s claim that the Law Society acted anti-competitively by requiring law firms to buy its own training in order to maintain their Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accreditation. The case brought by North London-based Socrates Training, which provides anti-money laundering (AML) training, among other compliance-related courses, is scheduled to last four days, and will include evidence via video-link by previous Law Society president Jonathan Smithers, who is now working for the Law Council of Australia. Full story: Legal Futures

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