12th January - Law News

1843rd 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: President-elect Donald J. Trump has proposed building a wall between the United States and Mexico. At the border near San Diego, separated family members reunite through the fence.

Focus of the day story: The High Court has dismissed a defendant firm’s attempt to have a claim thrown out after a key form was served late. Mr Justice Andrew Baker said London firm Rosling King, representing a broker in an insurance dispute, had served the claim form after the required deadline in June last year. But he rejected the submission from defendant firm Clyde & Co that the claim should therefore be dismissed, saying there had been no problems caused to the proceedings. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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