20th October - Law News

2125th 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: A Pakistani court has formally charged the ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law with corruption, opening a trial that could see the former leader jailed. The 2016 Panama Papers revealed the family had used offshore companies to buy expensive properties in London and their wealth did not match their income. The accused insist the proceedings are part of an opposition-fueled conspiracy.

Focus of the day story:  Employment tribunals are failing to hit basic targets and judges are departing without being replaced, users have revealed. Minutes of the National User Group Meeting on employment tribunals report that tribunals are falling short of targets for completing and disposing of claims. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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