16th January - Law News

2215th 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 Focus Video Story: Australia’s oldest agricultural aid program (ACIAR) funds projects which help reduce poverty and improve food security in developing countries. In the mountain nation of Nepal, the emphasis is on empowering local people – especially women – to help themselves.

Focus of the Day Story: Property market braces for shockwaves from landmark leasehold case. Appeal court ruling could halve the cost of extending leases or buying freeholds for 2.1m households in England and Wales. Full story - Guardian Law

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