5th February - Law News

2962nd 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:  For the first time, Nicola Gobbo's voice has been heard at the royal commission she triggered. But there was no sign of the lawyer-turned-police informer. Her image was hidden as she spoke from a secret location. On the first of four days of evidence, she admitted she'd mislead clients and revealed details about her sexual relationships with police.

Focus of the Day article: Written pupillage agreements will become compulsory from 1 May 2020, the Bar Standards Board (BSB) has said. A related change will make it compulsory for chambers and other training providers to bring their pupillage recruitment timetables into line with the pupillage gateway – from 1 November 2020. Full story - Legal Futures

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