5th February - Law News

2233rd 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 Focus Story: Cheick Ahmed al-Hassan Sanou was always overweight, but he didn't know how strong he was until he threw one of his tormentors across a room. Here is the remarkable story of how a bullied teenager became a serious contender to become the World's Strongest Man.

Focus of the Day Story: The Law Society has confirmed it is seeking permission to intervene in the case of Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mishcon de Reya (a firm). In 2017, the High Court ruled that Mishcon de Reya should be responsible for the costs of a client who bought a property from an individual who was posing as the owner. The court found the firm was liable for breach of trust. The Law Society president said the body was intervening due to the potentially substantial implications for property solicitors. Full story - New Law Journal

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