26th June - Law News

3104th 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:  Indonesia fisherman have rescued dozens of people, mainly Rohingya Muslims, from a boat that sank off the northern province of Aceh. The incident has raised fears there may be more of such boats adrift at sea.

Focus of the Day Article: The head of Vodafone’s legal team has warned firms against laying off junior lawyers and support staff in the wake of the pandemic, saying clients are scrutinising partners’ decisions. Rosemary Martin, group general counsel and company secretary for the telecom giant, said she was troubled by ‘very rapid moves’ at the start of lockdown to lay off junior lawyers, not to take on trainees and to furlough support staff. Full story - The Law Society Gazette
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