26th March - Law News

3012nd 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:  Australian veterinarians are being asked to help during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering their equipment to treat acute cases of the virus. While some vets see sense in the idea, others are skeptical that animal ventilators could be used on humans. Veterinarians around the country could be called on to sacrifice their equipment to help Australian hospitals if the number of coronavirus patients needing ventilation exceeds the number of machines now available.

Focus of the Day story: The Solicitors Regulation Authority has said it will take a ‘proportionate approach’ to enforcing rules on firms working through the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. In its first public statement on the emergency, the regulator said it expects solicitors and firms to continue to meet high standards expected by the public, and to do everything they can to comply with rules. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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