25th September - Law News

2830th 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:  Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has captured the world's attention in a fierce and passionate speech at the United Nations headquarters, accusing world leaders of failing to act on climate change. The Swedish campaigner's brief address electrified the start of the Climate Action Summit in New York.

Saturday Conversations on Law

Focus of the Day Article: Specialists have warned of problems for solicitors arising from the new Standards & Regulations being introduced by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) in November. The new SRA code of conduct for firms was silent on whether law firms could cap their indemnity liability to clients below the minimum level of £2m for partnerships and £3m for incorporated firms and alternative business structures. Full story - Legal Futures