6th July - Law News

2019th 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 long struggle for pro-independence groups to separate Biafra from Nigeria is gathering pace, 50 years after a brutal civil war over a successionist rebellion. Now, it's mainly young activists from southeastern Nigeria, also known as Igboland, that are demanding separation.

Focus of the day story:  Barristers and solicitors have similar fees according to guidance published by the Bar Standards Board for people needing help with immigration and asylum issues. The Bar Standards Board has collaborated with the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner to publish guidance for members of the public and guidance for professionals to help clients navigate the system. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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