24th November - Law News

2160th 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: Elizabeth Byrne and her sister Pamela speak for the first time together about the devastating fire which killed Elizabeth’s two young daughters and her sister thirty years ago.

Focus of the day story:  England and Wales’ first female solicitor advocate QC is set to also become the first to dual qualify as both a solicitor and barrister. June Venters, who was made QC in 2006, will be called to the bar by Middle Temple on Thursday. But the crime and family law specialist, who has run her own Surrey firm since 1991, told the Gazette she believed the solicitor and barrister professions should merge in order to make the best of their shared skills. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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