6th October - Law News

2111st 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 EU's mandatory quota scheme has been the focus of much of the criticism. Poland and Hungary have been the most vocal critics, refusing to take in any refugees. The crisis also proved a challenge even for the EU's biggest and wealthiest countries - like France and Germany. RT spoke to the Hungarian Foreign Minister - for his take on the bloc's common migration policies.

Focus of the day story:  General counsel continue to face an uphill struggle demonstrating their value to the business, sector research suggests, highlighting differences of opinion among senior lawyers and their board directors about lawyers' role and performance. Winmark, a network and research body, worked with international firm Clyde & Co to survey 100 senior in-house lawyers and 18 board directors for its latest Looking Glass report, which will be unveiled this evening. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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