14th December - Law News

1815th 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: At the centre of controversy after the Congress party of India alleged that he was linked to 450-crore power scam in Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju launched a fierce counter attack. On The Buck Stops Here, the minister said that the Congress will be in trouble now for the contracts were made in their regime.

Focus of the day story:  A “vast amount” of complex and lucrative international commercial work could be lost by UK lawyers if they are denied access to the EU legal services market as a result of Brexit, the Bar Council has warned. The barristers’ body said that although some lawyers would “doubtless be in high demand in the short term for new, Brexit-related work”, in the longer term the level of uncertainty was high. Full story - Legal Futures

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