5th October - Law News

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Focus of the Day Law Article:   Solicitors must comply with a budgeting rule in force from 1 October or put their recovery of costs in peril, the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL) has warned. The new rule 3.15A introduces a formal procedure to revise budgets in the event of significant developments in litigation. This must be done ‘promptly’. Full story - New Law Journal

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  Hordes of sea creatures have washed up at a popular tourist beach in Kamchatka after surfers complained about suffering from eye burns. A probe has been launched as tests show increased levels of petroleum products in the water. #amchatka is a large peninsula, in Russia's Far East, which juts out into the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • BLM retains 7 out of 19 trainee solicitors - Legal Cheek
  • Clifford Chance launches Oxford Uni tech bursaries - Legal Cheek
  • Transport for London (TfL), the capital's transport authority, has banned Indian taxi app Ola over public safety concerns
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • #MyRoutetotheBar: Tweeting barristers share their unconventional career paths - Legal Cheek
  • US lawyer takes on coronavirus in action-filled YouTube ad - Legal Cheek
  • Met Police officer stabbed in Westminster trying to detain armed men
  • Ulster Uni’s A&O and Bakers-backed innovation hub launches lawtech LLM - Legal Cheek
  • Solicitor agrees to leave profession after sending hundreds of offensive messages to his own defence lawyers - Legal Cheek
  • Meet the magic circle lawyers helping businesses achieve their environmental, social and governance goals - Legal Cheek
  • Family court rejects 41-year-old solicitor's attempt to sue parents for financial support - Legal Cheek
  • #Belgium Arrests 3 Men Suspected of Involvement in Rwandan Genocide
  • A Black #Belgian Student Saw a White Fraternity as His Ticket. It Was His Death
  • BPP students' frustration over exam clash with winter vac scheme dates - Legal Cheek
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! 
  • Why #Belgian struggle for identity could tear country apart
  • Beatrice Atobatele is trying to hack one of the most commonly used voting machines in the #US, to look for security vulnerabilities, but not with any criminal intentions
  • How are pubs keeping customers safe?
  • Cineworld set to close UK cinema doors after the latest corvid related movie release delay
  • Home Secretary Priti Patel is to commit to delivering the "biggest overhaul" of the UK's asylum system in "decades"; will the asylum seekers be the losers?
  • Those who won't wear masks put us all at risk, but confrontation is not the answer
  • The Coronavirus Act is an attack on our liberties. MPs must seize this chance to scrap it
  • How universities tricked students into returning to campus
  • Life as a fresher this year is a cross between Nineteen Eighty-Four and Lord of the Flies
  • #Italy's PM called to testify at Salvini migrant kidnap trial Judge summons Giuseppe Conte and other ministers in government at time of incidents
  • UK ministers warned against leaked plans to put refugees on ‘prison ships’ - Former top civil servant says government must not repeat past mistakes, amid controversial ideas to discourage migrants
  • The Nigeria-born man who joined the #Polish resistance
  • French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah has been temporarily released from prison with an electronic ankle bracelet, her lawyer has said #Iran