16th November - Law News

Edition 3248: LawNewsIndex is a UK based legal news & articles archive. Since 2011, it has been collating articles on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice.   


Focus of the Day Legal Article: 'Huge disappointment' as Irish law society blocks bid by English lawyers to preserve EU access. Law Society of Ireland announces that dual-qualified lawyers must be based in Ireland to gain practising certificates. Full story - The Global Legal Post
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Residents of the Kalbajar district, located in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, burn heir homes before leaving the territory, which is to be handed over to Azerbaijan in accordance with trilateral agreement signed earlier.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Work here if you want an Irish practising certificate, UK solicitors told - Legal Cheek
  • Prioritising client relationships with ethical billing key for post-COVID #Australia - Lawyers Weekly
  • Manchester student alleges he was racially profiled by security guards - University is investigating incident at Fallowfield halls of residence
  • Supreme court plans an attack on independent judiciary - Proposals reportedly aimed at stopping court’s involvement in constitutional issues
  • "My name is Anita Iranejad, I am from Sardasht": video clip of a Kurdish-Iranian girl who died with her family attempting to cross the English Channel last month highlights their drive for a better life
  • Islington baptism service halted by police due to lockdown rules
  • Peaceful, non-violent processions protected under the Constitution: Kerala High Court
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Top divorce firm Vardags in war of words with legal workers' union following dress code leak - Legal Cheek
  • How one training provider is preparing for the SQE - Legal Cheek
  • Perceptions of criminal lawyers must improve to reflect true role #Australia - Lawyers Weekly
  • High Court of Australia names 2 new judges #Australia - Lawyers Weekly
  • Maughan: Suicide and Unlawful Killing Conclusions in Inquests - UK Human Rights Blog
  • ‘Frustrated’ judge issued formal advice for shouting at barrister - Legal Cheek
  • Marina Litvinenko submits €3.5m ECHR claim against #Russia - widow seeks punitive damages for 2006 murder, and payment of lost income
  • Suing for climate action: can the courts save us from the black hole of political inaction? Climate litigator David Barnden had a landmark win this month against a major superannuation fund #Australia
  • What 2021 will look like for legal tech and innovation - Lawyers Weekly 
  • The ‘Phoren-return’ Lawyer: The Obiter Truth is a catalogue of everyday experiences in the life of a young lawyer hoping to find humour in the bizarre and sense in the chaos #India | Bar & Bench
  • What it’s like to work at a global law firm - Legal Cheek
  • 'The slate will never be clean': lessons from the Nuremberg trials 75 years on - Three Holocaust survivors reflect on a milestone in international justice and their struggle to come to terms with the past
  • Criminal justice plight ‘vastly improved’ after 60% conviction drop | Law Gazette
  • Virtual student events next week with Simmons & Simmons and TLT on the future of law and the green economy - Legal Cheek
  • Vaccine rumours debunked: Microchips, 'altered DNA' and more
  • Two people have died in clashes in #Peru's capital Lima between police and protesters angry at the impeachment of President Martín Vizcarra
  • Lawyers have begun legal action on behalf of 200 UK women against the makers of a sterilisation device Essure, after claims of illness and pain
  • Labour calls for law to stop anti-vaccination fake news online
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Supreme Court lowers standard of proof for inquests | Law Gazette
  • Top law school reassures students following backlash over online teaching | Law Gazette
  • Master warns of tougher line on rogue costs bills | Law Gazette
  • Joint NGO report to UN Human Rights Committee on the state of racial discrimination in #Japan
  • Prominent #Libyan lawyer Hanan al-Barassi gunned down in Benghazi 
  • #Australian tribunal clears way for same-sex marriage blessings
  • UK Govt Signs Into Law the Act That Ends Freedom of Movement for EU Citizens on December 31 
  • This 'travel ban' is not legally enforceable and at odds with our human rights - Barrister Francis Hoar: 'In the absence of clear words preventing travel outside England, any person may do so for any reason'
  • ‘Sex games gone wrong’ is increasingly invoked as a defence by men who kill women