17th July - Law News

2758th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: They're the biggest party in the European Parliament - and this month Nigel Farage's Brexit Party MEPs arrived in Strasbourg to take up their seats along with all their colleagues. One of the new batch is Alexandra Phillips - who now represents almost a million voters in the South East of England. Phillips used to be the head of Press for UKIP. But we wanted to ask her about her involvement with the controversial political data company, Cambridge Analytica.

Focus of the Day Article:
The Legal Services Consumer Panel has criticised legal regulators’ continuing “resistance” to publishing complaints data about the lawyers they oversee. It has also warned the Bar Standards Board (BSB) that it will not drop its concerns about the limited price transparency requirements it has imposed on barristers, and plans to draw them to the attention of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
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