12th March - Law News

2998th 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:  The Asian countries most impacted by the coronavirus appear to be turning a corner. South Korea reported a dramatic fall in new coronavirus cases, and Chinese authorities in the viral epicentre of Hubei are allowing many workers to return to work. In an unprecedented move, the entirety of Italy has been placed into lockdown, with a number of European nations totally banning unrestricted travel from the country?

Focus of the Day Article: The government is expected to be told 'enough is enough' by solicitors at a roundtable discussion tomorrow on criminal legal aid fees. The Ministry of Justice said up to £50m was on offer when, on 28 February, it unveiled the first tranche of proposals since commencing a review of fee schemes over a year ago. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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