10th September- Law News

Edition 3180: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive since 2011 on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice.
Focus of the Day Law Article: The Competition and Markets Authority will return to the legal sector this year for a look at how the profession has responded to its last assessment. The competition watchdog spent a year looking at legal services before reporting at the end of 2016 that competition for individual consumers and small businesses was not working as it should be.
In particular, the CMA wanted more information to be available on price, quality and service to help clients choose the best option. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  Airlines in Vietnam have resumed domestic flights to and from the coastal city of Da Nang - a tourist hot spot which was hit by a second wave of Covid-19 infections in July. Nationwide, there has also been a drop in community transmission of the virus.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • An honest look at marriage in a jurisprudential primer - Scottish Legal News
  • Blog: Supreme Court heralds new approach to restrictive covenants - Scottish Legal News
  • ‘If there is an independent judiciary in #Turkey, why are we behind bars?’
  • Tribunal dismisses barrister’s race discrimination claim against BSB | Law Gazette
  • The death of Dundee solicitor John Hall who died aged 52 on 1 September after a short battle with cancer - Scottish Legal News
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • A High Court judge has ruled a solicitor should be struck off the roll of solicitors for professional misconduct over a land sale#Ireland
  • Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomber 'discussed martyrdom with inmate'
  • Boris Johnson has urged MPs to support a bill which modifies the Brexit deal he signed with the EU in January
  • Moria migrants: Fire destroys #Greek camp leaving 13,000 without shelter
  • New coronavirus rules: 'It makes a child's party an illegal gathering'
  • Officials are alarmed by the latest rise in coronavirus cases. Newly diagnosed cases have topped 2,000 for the past three days
  • #Pakistan asks International Tribunal for relief from $5.8-billion fine over mining lease
  • Trade tribunal to review #Canadian government deal with Chinese company for X-ray scanners in embassies
  • A tribunal has found a woman was unfairly dismissed by her employer after choosing to self-isolate for two weeks - Jackie Reid, who has type one diabetes, was fired from her job as a sales assistant at the Good Health Store in Port Erin
  • Scottish government says consent for UK Internal Market Bill 'impossible' - Scottish Legal News
  • Workers most likely to take their employer to tribunal over excessive long hours, new data shows
  • Editorial: Lawmakers and lawbreakers - Scottish Legal News
  • It is legality not policy that pushes a government lawyer to quit
  • Litigation against Credit Rating Agencies: #India, Delhi High Court Delineates the Scope | IndiaCorpLaw
  • Reclaiming motion seeking clarification on judicial review appeal rules refused as incompetent - Scottish Legal News
  • England Covid restrictions: what is allowed from Monday
  • Jonathan Jones' resignation over Brexit law-breaking met with dismay
  • #Myanmar soldiers tell of Rohingya killings, rapes and mass burials - Reported video confessions could be used as evidence in international criminal court
  • British Airways passengers 'stunned' over cash refunds stand-off
  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: New charge 'a political game', says husband
  • Health Secretary Matt Hancock said increasing numbers of people in England were seeking tests when they didn't have any Covid-19 symptoms
  • East Finchley shooting: Fifth murder trial finds man guilty
  • SRA fines leading firm for money laundering check failures - Legal Futures
  • A woman ahead of her time | Law Society Gazette
  • Solicitor launches unregulated nanotech firm - Legal Futures
  • Outrage as NI secretary confirms Brexit bill ‘will break international law’ | Law Gazette
  • DWF partners rake in £4m from first share sales - Legal Futures
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Independent JR review issues call for evidence | Law Gazette
  • Businesswoman launches legal action against the Garrick Club
  • G4S ex-bosses charged with fraud against Ministry of Justice | Law Gazette
  • Details of the UK government's plans for policing trade between different parts of the country from next year are set to be published on Wednesday
  • Judge criticises UK government’s ‘inadequate’ efforts to aid Covid-19 backlog
  • A man with serious breathing issues says he was "ambushed" into wearing a face covering on a plane: EasyJet has apologised after one of its pilots was filmed threatening to remove the passenger from the flight
  • Oxford University Coronavirus vaccine trial paused after participant falls ill
  • Welsh Minister warns against Caerphilly pub get-togethers
  • Law schools reopen with visors and temperature checks | Law Gazette
  • A man has been charged with murder and seven counts of attempted murder, after a series of stabbings across Birmingham city centre. Zephaniah McLeod, aged 27, of Nately Grove, Selly Oak, is due in court on Wednesday
  • Lawyer of the Month: Robert Holland - Scottish Legal News
  • Domestic abuse charges reach five-year high - Scottish Legal News
  • Senior government QC reportedly quits over Brexit U-turn - Scottish Legal News
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Gabriella Barnes - Scottish Legal News
  • Solicitors' survey reveals COVID-19 expected to trigger rise in commercial disputes and divorce - Scottish Legal News
  • Ireland: Defendants with delayed trials to be able to apply for compensation - Scottish Legal News 
  • DWF sees uptick in revenue to £297.2m - Scottish Legal News