14th July - Law News

2027th 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:  Following the Donald Trump Jr. email scandal, claims of alleged Trump-Russia collusion are topping the news agenda yet again. So much so, that one of the president's advisers, Kellyanne Conway, decided to spell it out plain and simple to Americans.

Focus of the day story: There is a “clear perception” among most family law clients that barristers are more expensive than solicitors and other legal services providers, major research commissioned by the Bar Standards Board has found. The poll of 1,200 people who had used a family lawyer in the past two years also showed little take-up of public access – only 13% used a barrister at all, and just 12% of these contacted the barrister directly – but indicated a growing willingness to consider it in future. Full story: Legal Futures

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