2nd June - Law News

1985th 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: Llyr grew up in Wales as a farmer's son in a close knit community and is transgender. Aged 16, Llyr is one of 75 children and young adults to have been referred in 2016 to a specialist NHS clinic as a result of transgender feelings. We spoke to Llyr's parents and asked them how they dealt with this transitioning process.

Focus of the day story: The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is anticipating a bump in claims on its compensation fund as a result of solicitors becoming involved in dodgy high-yield investment schemes, it emerged yesterday. It came as the value of open claims on the fund – which compensates clients for losses suffered due to their solicitor’s dishonesty and default – rose to £42m in 2016. Full story - Legal Futures  
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