12th May - Law News

1962nd 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 Delhi High Court today refused to stop tax investigation against Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi in what's known as the National Herald Case. At the heart of the case is Associated Journals, publisher of the National Herald, an English daily founded and edited by Jawaharlal Nehru. The Congress argues today's case is merely procedural but the BJP claims it's a huge setback to the Gandhis and the party.

Focus of the day story: Fee income per partner at larger firms soared last year from an average of £777,000 to almost £1.4m, a survey has found. Accountants MHA, who produce an annual benchmarking report, said the main reason was a fall in the number of equity partners at these firms, helped by an increase in profitable work. Full story - Legal Futures

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