20th July - Law News

2397th 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: Vote Leave, which was the official Brexit campaign backed by Michael Gove and Boris Johnson, has been fined and referred to the police for breaking the law. Vote Leave's unlawful funnelling of cash through the youth-focused campaign group BeLeave was first exposed by Channel 4 News and The Guardian back in March when three whistleblowers came forward. They said Vote Leave had broken the law by handing £675,000 to BeLeave to pay controversial data firm Aggregate IQ. We talk to Shahmir Sanni, a former Vote Leave volunteer.

Focus of the Day Story:
The decision to postpone reform of the personal injury market has been met with unanimous approval - even from the insurers baying for change. Interested parties came out yesterday in support of the government’s revised plan to implement the Civil Liability Bill in April 2020 - a year later than originally envisaged. The revised plans were included in the government’s response to the Justice Select Committee’s critical report on the detail and process of reform.
Full story - The Law Society Gazette

Saturday Conversations on Law