5th June - Law News

1988th 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: In an attack on Theresa May, Labour leader Mr Corbyn said "you cannot protect the public on the cheap" and called for the police and security services to "get the resources they need, not 20,000 police cuts." "Theresa May was warned by the Police Federation but she accused them of crying wolf”, he added.

Focus of the day story: About £10.3m was paid out from the Compensation Fund last year to clients of solicitors who misappropriated their money or otherwise behaved badly. The Compensation Fund, which is run by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on a discretionary basis, pays grants to members of the public, charities and small businesses that have suffered hardship through the wrongful actions of their solicitors, for example, when solicitors steal or misappropriate client money. Full story - New Law Journal

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