31st August - Law News

Edition 3170: 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 Highlighted Video Story:  Massive chemical blast that ripped through Beirut earlier this month has left economic devastation. Growing reports suggest that people are unable to feed themselves. Stranded workers of West African origin in Lebanon's capital are sleeping rough outside their countries' embassies and consulates, hoping to fly home. Many are women 'abandoned' by employers in Beirut, who can no longer pay them in the country's economic crisis.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • #Algerian Judiciary Investigates Properties of Gaid Salah’s Family
  • Manufacturing a Crisis: How the #Kenya Executive Is Failing the Judiciary |
  • Home Office deletes 'activist' tweet amid complaints about 'loudmouthed lawyers' on social media - Legal Cheek
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • How handing over power of attorney can strengthen close bonds
  • How aspiring lawyers can better understand the legal market - Legal Cheek
  • Ashurst keeps 18 out of 20 NQ solicitors - Legal Cheek
  • Husch Blackwell makes first new attorney hire to join virtual office | The Global Legal Post
  • Revealed: The non-law careers law students are considering - Legal Cheek
  • Gruntasnorus Poo Face! Glasgow Uni law prof in Zoom name blunder - Legal Cheek
  • 'I got 50% on the GDL - should I resit exams or move onto the LPC?' - Legal Cheek
  • NY attorney-general probes whether Trump misrepresented asset values #US
  • Legal Twitterati outrage over Home Office’s ‘activist lawyer’ tweet - Legal Cheek
  • New guidelines aim to dismantle barriers blocking people with disabilities from access to justice
  • Work remotely up to 50% of the time, Linklaters tells lawyers - Legal Cheek
  • Life as a magic circle partner… and how it's changed due to the pandemic - Legal Cheek
  • What hiring a failed Australian prime minister tells us about corrupt Britain: Tony Abbott is the product of rightwing thinktanks that do so much to tarnish our politics
  • Revealed: 'shocking' lack of regulation at Leicester garment factories
  • George Floyd-style killing 'could happen in the UK', says Michael Fuller: Britain’s only ever black police chief says communities feel ‘humiliated’
  • Statement on escalating media and human rights violations in #Zimbabwe
  • De Montfort Uni's mock courtroom to host new TV sports show starring ex-footballer Steve Claridge as a judge - Legal Cheek
  • Reed Smith cuts London lawyer roles in wake of pandemic - Legal Cheek
  • South Wales Police: 'Significant' operation as 3,000 people attend Banwen rave
  • An attempt to storm #Germany's parliament during Saturday's big Berlin far-right protest against Covid-19 restrictions has been condemned by politicians across the political spectrum
  • All passengers who were on a flight to Wales from a Greek island have been told to self-isolate after some on board tested positive for coronavirus
  • How National Human Rights Institutions can help raise standards across Europe: How the ECHR system works
  • Dechert boosts London NQ solicitor pay to £120,000 - Legal Cheek
  • Statement from J.K. Rowling regarding the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award
  • Burges Salmon records 97% trainee retention score - Legal Cheek
  • Lord Stephens appointed Supreme Court judge - Legal Cheek
  • Outsourcing: dealing with vague termination rights
  • #Egypt: Veteran Human Rights Defender Bahey el-Din Hassan Sentenced to 15-Years in Prison
  • Mass beer garden brawl erupts at Glasgow nightclub
  • A man has been shot dead in Oregon as a large procession of supporters of President Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland #US
  • No fuel without PUC: SC sets aside NGT order, says tribunal lacks jurisdiction #India
  • Jeffrey Epstein friend Ghislaine Maxwell gets jail visit despite coronavirus rules
  • Alex Salmond's lawyer Gordon Jackson referred by watchdog for probe after discussing trial on train
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Jailed singer R. Kelly's lawyer has requested his immediate release from jail, after he was allegedly attacked by another inmate
  • Family Public Law Reform: National rollout of digital care and supervision applications resumes in September
  • Government has changed the law so most renters have a 6 month notice period: Landlords must provide at least 6 months’ notice period prior to seeking possession through the courts in most cases
  • Cash flow and employee wellbeing among top law firm concerns in post-Covid world, surveys find | The Global Legal Post
  • As Law Departments Adjust Focus, Broader May Be Better for Legal Service and Tech Providers
  • What does GPT-3 mean for the future of the legal profession?
  • Legal hurdles, pandemic would bedevil Biden efforts to undo Trump immigration overhaul -#US
  • #Germany coronavirus: Hundreds arrested in German 'anti-corona' protests
  • #US teen billed for New Jersey police overtime after organising peaceful Black Lives Matter protest


30th August - Law News

Edition 3169: 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 Highlighted Video Story:  The decision by the Palestinian leadership to cut ties with the Israeli government is affecting many in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian leaders blocked contact three months ago in a protest against Israel's threat to annex Palestinian land.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Local lockdowns based on arbitrary figures are punishing England's poorest
  • The phoney Rule, Britannia! row shouldn't distract anti-racists from our real work
  • Experts say staffing shortage compounds COVID-19 delays at human rights tribunal #Canada
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! 
  • Indian-origin lawyer set to lead #Singapore Academy of Law: 48-year-old Rama Tiwari, who studied law at Queen Mary University of London, also holds an MSc in Information Technology
  • Justice system a 'shambles', warns veteran Wiltshire solicitor Richard Griffiths
  • Inquests & inquiries into catastrophic events are beset with costly delay and duplication, pay insufficient heed to the requirements of those affected and often leave bereaved people and survivors feeling ‘confused, betrayed and re-traumatised’ | NLJ
  • Lawyers have given a cautious welcome to news the government will give a further £51m for the struggling legal aid sector | NLJ
  • A recent high-profile case on surveillance technology highlights the risk of unlawful discrimination and bias that can be caused by technology | NLJ
  • Law firm for teenager accused of Kenosha killings has represented Trump lawyer Giuliani
  • The stay on evictions has been extended until 20 September 2020 and there will be a new six-month notice period on any eviction notices served by landlords | NLJ
  • A coherent recovery plan is required to address the rising backlog of family cases, including an ‘unprecedented level of children law applications’ and a sharp increase in domestic abuse injunctions | NLJ
  • Authorities in #Belarus have withdrawn the accreditation of a number of journalists who have been reporting on post-election protests there for foreign media outlets
  • The Calcutta high court has let off a lawyer with a warning after dropping contempt proceedings against Shiv Ratan Kakrania after he apologised for sharing on a screenshot of a recent virtual hearing of the court on social media #India
  • Westminster's latest attack on Scots law will turn ‘every lawyer to Yes’
  • Lawyer Ebru Timtik lost her life in the hospital on the 238th day of her death fast demanding a fair trial #Turkey
  • DWP eyes TCFD framework for UK workplace pensions law
  • The UK Supreme Court’s Re-interpretation of FRAND in Unwired Planet v. Huawei | Patently-O
  • #Greek prosecuting lawyer Ioannis Paradissis in Harry Maguire case reveals details of hate mail he received
  • Litigation funder focuses justice grants on Covid-19 and climate change | | Law Gazette
  • Far-right activists filmed hassling asylum seekers in hotels: One video shows members of Britain First entering hotel and banging on bedroom doors
  • PI solicitor struck off for ‘stupid’ signature mistake | Law Gazette
  • Black Homeowners Face Discrimination in Appraisals: Companies that value homes for sale or refinancing are bound by law not to discriminate. Black homeowners say it happens anyway #US
  • Director falsified stamp duty forms to pocket more than £300k | Law Gazette
  • Nicknamed 'Failing Grayling' and 'Tory Rottweiler', from his time as Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling MP resigns from intelligence and security committee
  • Outcry in #Iran at nine-year sentence for man who beheaded daughter: Mother of 14-year-old victim expresses fury at lenient sentence as critics say Iranian law unfairly favours men
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Lockdown legal challenge reaches next stage of litigation | Law Gazette
  • A leaked government report suggests a "reasonable worst case scenario" of 85,000 deaths across the UK this winter due to Covid-19
  • #France has recorded its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections since March, as President Emmanuel Macron raised the possibility of another nationwide lockdown
  • Many care homes are unlikely to allow indoor visits this weekend in spite of new guidance, an industry group says
  • South Wales Police: Crime-fighting dog unit celebrates 60 years
  • Los Angeles officials have charged two TikTok users Bryce Hall and Blake Gray, for holding large house parties in breach of coronavirus restrictions #US
  • Major charities sue disgraced former solicitor over legacy gift: Guide Dogs, Yorkshire Cancer Research, the British Heart Foundation and the National Trust allege funds stolen by Linda Box include money left to them in a legacy
  • ‘Activist’ tweet deleted - as Number 10 targets ‘loudmouthed lawyers’ | Law Gazette
  • England: JUSTICE report on erosion of public trust in state response to concerning deaths - Scottish Legal News
  • Saudi Arabia to review all death sentences for childhood crimes - Scottish Legal News
  • UK to introduce new laws to protect rainforests - Scottish Legal News
  • A breath of fresh Ayr: Legal dreamer who beat the odds helps others do the same - Scottish Legal News
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Mhairi McAulay - Scottish Legal News
  • General Counsel oath seeks to promote 'positive' change | Law Gazette
  • Fraser Tait and Dionne Brady take up roles at Charles Wood & Son - Scottish Legal News
  • 'Eat what you kill': partners getting lion’s share of lockdown work | Law Gazette
  • The rightwing press is trying to bully workers back to the office |
  • UK businesses offering incentives to coax staff back into the office: Free food, extra childcare and parking among perks, but there may be legal implications


29th August - Law News

Edition 3168: 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 Highlighted Video Story:  Refusing permission for Muharram processions in the country over the weekend, the Supreme Court today said it would lead to chaos and "one particular community will be targeted" for spreading the coronavirus. "If we allow this procession across the country there will be chaos and one particular community will be targeted for spreading the pandemic COVID-19," Chief Justice SA Bobde said..

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • The advantages of engaging a personal injury lawyer in Edinburgh
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • British government to use treason laws targeting Russia and China to suppress domestic dissent
  • Four arrested as manhunt for Imran Safi and search for three sons continues
  • Tightened restrictions to stop the spread of Covid-19 are to be eased in parts of north-west England, allowing more than a million people to mix in different households
  • Fact check: Increase of UK pension age to 75 not set to go through as law
  • Clifford Chance, Eversheds Partners Named on the UK Trade Negotiation Panel
  • SEC Adopts Rule Amendments to Modernize Disclosures of Business, Legal Proceedings, and Risk Factors Under Regulation S-K #US
  • Huawei faces huge bill after losing legal fight over 4G phone patents
  • SNP accuses No 10 of endangering Acts of Union with judicial review inquiry: Joanna Cherry’s intervention follows concerns inquiry could lead to changes in Scottish law
  • Legal challenge halts G4S Wellingborough 'mega prison' contract
  • PC Andrew Harper killing: Henry Long to appeal against manslaughter sentence
  • Motorists in Wales have been pictured driving the wrong way up the A55 dual carriageway slip road during heavy congestion 
  • Paralysed Jacob Blake, the black man shot seven times in the back by police in the US state of Wisconsin, has been handcuffed to his hospital bed, his family says #US
  • Essex lorry deaths: A man has admitted manslaughter after the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants found in a lorry container in Essex
  • Kyle Rittenhouse, accused of killing two people during protests of a police shooting, faces six criminal counts. His social media accounts showed strong support for officers #US
  • Delhi 2020 religious riots: Amnesty International accuses police of rights abuses #India
  • The judgment in the extradition trial of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi over the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case will be handed down in the UK after December 1
  • #Israeli Officer Need Not Have Shot Autistic Palestinian, Commander Says
  • Government officials and members of the ruling Democratic Party of #Korea (DPK) are intensifying criticism against a court decision which approved a massive rally in central Seoul on Aug. 15, saying its "wrong judgment"
  • Government pledges post-Brexit qualifications recognition - Legal Futures
  • New police powers restricting social gatherings come into force - Scottish Legal News
  • Scots lawyers condemn Home Office 'activist lawyers' video - Scottish Legal News
  • Falun Gong practitioner loses appeal against immigration decision - Scottish Legal News
  • Homeless man cried 'why are you doing this to me?' as he was beaten to death, court told: A witness, Andy Goh, says he saw two men ‘yelling dirty words’ while kicking and punching Paul Tavelardis in the 2018 attack #Australia
  • New instructions surge past pre-lockdown levels - Legal Futures
  • Kathy-Ann Brown of Jamaica was elected a member of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), an intergovernmental body set up by the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)
  • Bank holiday 'fly-camping' and illegal rave warning in Wales
  • PI solicitor struck off for "stupid" decision to forge client's signature - Legal Futures
  • #Chinese diplomat elected to maritime disputes tribunal amid South China Sea tension and US objection
  • Racism in the City: arlier in the year, there was a concern that the Covid-19 crisis had put diversity and inclusion (D&I) on the backburner. The killing of George Floyd has brought it to the fore again | Law Gazette
  • Tribunal clarifies telecoms rent issues under Landlord and Tenant Act renewal
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! 
  • Solicitor suspended for deals 'outside of his area of expertise' | Law Gazette
  • Armed Forces Tribunal begins hearing cases through video-conferencing #India
  • Abolishing 213 smaller councils in England and replacing them with 25 new local authorities could save almost £3bn over five years, a report says
  • Thousands of landlords are trying to avoid renting their properties to benefit claimants, despite a judge ruling a blanket ban was unlawful
  • Reed Smith cuts 19 London jobs | Law Gazette
  • Taxi driver Yaser Abdel Said, a suspect on FBI most-wanted list arrested #US
  • LiP support service prepares to go back to court | Law Gazette
  • Tribunal upholds award to age discrimination job interview solicitor | Law Gazette
  • Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty on 'media trial' after Bollywood star's death #India
  • A dozen more firms sign racial diversity pledge | Law Gazette 
  • Home Office accuses ‘activist lawyers’ of abusing immigration rules | Law Gazette
  • #France Covid-19: Mask rule for Parisians amid 'undeniable surge' 
  • The Parole Board has launched two new information booklets for the families of prisoners going through parole and prisoners who chose to represent themselves
  • Parole Board chief executive Martin Jones discusses the importance of prisoners having a lawyer during a parole review as it publishes a leaflet on the issue
  • The UK Government is accepting proposals for a project under its Conflict, Stability and Security Fund that aims to champion the two state solution in #Israeli public debate
  • Frans Hals Dutch masterpiece stolen for third time: Security was stepped up the last time Frans Hals's painting Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer was stolen from a small museum in the #Dutch town of Leerdam
  • The Government Legal Department's general enquiry and switchboard numbers are being used fraudulently to target members of the public


28th August - Law News

Edition 3167: 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.

Focus of the Day Law Article: Home Office wrong to refer to 'activist lawyers', top official admits. Permanent secretary accepts complaint over use of term in deportation video as charter flight carrying asylum seekers is cancelled. Full story - Guardian Law

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  Once a global epicenter of the pandemic, New York City has — for now — brought things under control. But where does this reprieve leave front-line medical workers? In the video above, we get a rare and intimate look at three — a hospitalist, a physician assistant and a palliative care physician — who worked at one of the hardest-hit hospitals in the Bronx. They’re confronting an unanswerable question: Did they do enough? The deaths may have subsided, but medical workers are still dealing with the devastation.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • The Home Office is to stop using a video it put on social media accusing migrants' lawyers of being "activists"
  • Manchester United defender Harry Maguire said he feared for his life when #Greek police arrested him last week as he thought he was being kidnapped
  • Ghislaine Maxwell: Judge denies request for move to general prison population #US
  • Consideration for gender and religion as criteria for appointment of a Chief Judge in states should be discountenanced by the National Judicial Council, before it destroys the judiciary #Nigeria
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Debenhams set for Swansea store rates tribunal that could define future of its retail network - The department store chain says the action would serve as a test case for similar cases elsewhere in the UK
  • Banksy funds refugee rescue boat operating in Mediterranean
  • Passenger removed from plane after testing positive for Covid-19
  • Passenger sues easyJet after crew told her to move seats to satisfy Orthodox Jews
  • Windrush payout scheme not fit for purpose, say lawyers
  • Travellers in Switzerland, Jamaica and Czech Republic who return to the UK from 04:00 on Saturday are to be required to self-isolate for two weeks
  • Shane Phelan: Unprecedented move shows judiciary knows public confidence at stake #Ireland
  • Manhunt for Imran Safi after 'three sons abducted'
  • Donald Trump supporter Kyle Rittenhouse: Who is US teen accused of Kenosha Wisconsin protest murders?
  • Coronavirus in Scotland: Police able to break up house parties of more than 15 people
  • Lawyer for Ratko Mladic has told a UN court that the former Bosnian Serb military chief may not be mentally fit to take part in an appeal hearing against his convictions for crimes including genocide committed in 1992-95 Bosnian War
  • ‘Agent provocateur’ involved in New IRA probe, lawyer contends: The claim came as six people appeared before Belfast Magistrates’ Court accused of directing terrorism
  • EU rewrites tourism law to label UK as 'non-EU'
  • Scottish Land Commission publishes new protocol on good stewardship of land - Scottish Legal News
  • Read: Feminist judgment in Drury v HMA – sexual infidelity and culpable homicide - Scottish Legal News
  • Glasgow and Edinburgh properties sell faster than elsewhere in UK - Scottish Legal News
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Grant Ashford - Scottish Legal News
  • Lorna Jack joins new UK government trade group - Scottish Legal News
  • Laura Thomson named junior counsel to Sheku Bayoh inquiry - Scottish Legal News
  • University of Aberdeen's first female law professor Margaret Ross to retire - Scottish Legal News
  • Facebook Plans Legal Action After #Thailand Tells It to Mute Critics
  • This is what LGBT rights and laws could look in the UK after Brexit
  • Linklaters To Allow Partners, Staff To Work Remotely Up To 50% Of Time International
  • Legal expert says post-Brexit powers should go to MSPs, not ministers - Scottish Legal News
  • Crown admits 'malicious' prosecution of Rangers administrators - Scottish Legal News
  • Teen who committed knife assault in Edinburgh has sentence reduced - Scottish Legal News
  • A&O Defeated as Huawei Loses UK Supreme Court Patents Battle
  • Workers on low incomes in parts of England where there are high rates of coronavirus will be able to claim up to £182 if they have to self-isolate
  • #Greece has a deadly new migration policy – and all of Europe is to blame
  • As a police officer, I know stop and search is really about power | Anonymous Metropolitan police officer
  • UK supreme court ruling clears way for Isis pair to be tried in US
  • Rape victim's trauma after being 'blindsided' with 'rough sex' defence
  • Lambeth Council set to spend £4M on legal services over the next four years with new Barristers Framework contract agreed
  • Migrants deported as hunger strike continues at Brooke House: Campaigners have called for Brook House detention centre to be closed down and some of the people being held there are on hunger strike
  • Solicitor who didn't understand transactions suspended - Legal Futures
  • Barristers challenge Bishops’ legal advice against individual communion cups
  • Attorney General faults OPC on reassignment of Chizaso as ex-Solicitor General drags govt to court #Malawi
  • Black organiser of UK anti-racism rally threatened with arrest
  • Caged Congolese man: Why a #US zoo took 114 years to apologise
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Llangennech diesel train catches fire after derailing
  • Wisconsin police officer Rusten Sheskey shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back as he opened the door of his car #US
  • White terrorist Christchurch mosque attack: Brenton Tarrant sentenced to life without parole #NewZealand
  • Ashill solicitor leaves legal career to set up art and interior design business Bruce Bramfield Home & Gifts
  • Former solicitor admits stealing £350k from two charities after he was scammed
  • Lawtech start-up focused on security raises further £1m - Legal Futures
  • Choosing the right e-signature and digital onboarding provider - Legal Futures
  • Judge rejects challenges to £13k award for age discrimination solicitor - Legal Futures
  • Acland-Hood steps up to run Department for Education | Law Gazette
  • Dechert’s head of white collar crime to retire | Law Gazette
  • 'No formal evaluation' of digital system for immigration appeals | Law Gazette
  • 'Fair and reasonable' telecom IP ruling is boost for UK courts | Law Gazette
  • Inquests 'more adversarial than criminal cases', says Grenfell QC | Law Gazette
  • #Australia's attorney general Christian Porter accused of abusing powers in whistleblower trial
  • UK supreme court ruling clears way for Isis pair to be tried in US 
  • PLP research reveals challenges of online immigration appeals | Law Gazette
  • City firm billed millions but left client’s interest ‘in the rear-view mirror’ | Law Gazette


27th August - Law News

Edition 3166: 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.

Focus of the Day Law Article: A digital system piloted on a small scale last year to manage immigration and asylum appeals was parachuted into the justice system without any formal evaluation, a public law charity revealed today. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  The Federal Government of Australia is moving to introduce sweeping new laws which would give it the power to block deals involving foreign nations, in a major flexing of its constitutional powers. The Commonwealth is pushing to regulate all agreements that state, territory and local governments, and universities, make with other countries.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Overview of the court system in #Australia -
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! Tablighi Jamaat members #India
  • The moral obligations of companies, a jurisprudential primer - Scottish Legal News
  • Indian lawyer faces jail after tweeting that the country’s highest court undermined democracy: Prashant Bhushan, a public interest lawyer, accused judges of giving in to the ultra rightwing government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi- Scottish Legal News
  • Michael Upton and Stephen O’Rourke QC admitted as CIArb fellows - Scottish Legal News
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow: David McBride - Scottish Legal News
  • Holyrood calls for views on Trade Bill 2020 - Scottish Legal News
  • Scottish commercial property sales at lowest level for 10 years - Scottish Legal News
  • New cameras in Essex courts will allow victims to pre-record evidence
  • An anti-racism campaigner says she has been threatened with legal action by a local authority because her leaflets too closely resemble planning notices
  • Campaigners lose legal challenge to Lake District off-roading decision
  • Harry Maguire's lack of apology following his trial in #Greece is "shocking" and "unsportsmanlike", says one of the prosecution lawyers Dr Ioannis Paradissis
  • Wearing of face masks up to Welsh schools and councils to decide
  • A-levels and GCSEs: Boris Johnson blames 'mutant algorithm' for exam fiasco
  • UK plans law to force big companies to clean up their supply chains
  • UK sets out law to curb illegal deforestation and protect rainforests
  • Vulnerable victims allowed to give pre-recorded evidence in more courts
  • How does the coronavirus pandemic effect conveyancing?
  • Crime in England and Wales falls during lockdown
  • Telford boy calls number on toy ambulance to get help for diabetic coma mum
  • NĂ³ra Quoirin: London schoolgirl who vanished from a Malaysian jungle resort may have been "alive and moving" during early searches for her, an inquest has heard
  • 'I'm a black barrister working in a broken justice system'
  • Lord Justice Stephens appointed to Supreme Court - Scottish Legal News
  • New laws to make family court process more child friendly - Scottish Legal News
  • Father’s petition to have daughter returned to Poland refused by Inner House - Scottish Legal News
  • Celebrations at a Bury and Bolton-based law firm as two of its top lawyers enjoyed double exams success and the company welcomed a new starter
  • Fifty of the biggest UK employers questioned by BBC have said they have no plans to return all staff to the office full-time in the near future
  • A Scottish woman is preparing to take legal action to prevent fertility doctors from destroying her transgender offspring's frozen sperm
  • Two people have been killed and one injured during a third night of unrest in the US city of Kenosha, sparked by the police shooting of a black man #US
  • Solicitor punched and kicked outside his house in Blackburn
  • Grand Jury Sought In Indiana Police Shooting Of Black Man #US
  • Flight delay claims handler goes bust as travel numbers slump | Law Gazette
  • The jury found him innocent but why is Alex Salmond is still on trial by the media?
  • Law Society warns firms of steep rise in insurance premiums - Legal Futures
  • Former trainee doctor in contempt for online campaign against judge - Legal Futures
  • Solicitor suspended for holiday sickness retainer failures - Legal Futures
  • 'Between life, security and rights: Framing the interdiction of 'boat migrants' in the Central Mediterranean and Australia'
  • Securitization of Search and Rescue at Sea: The Response to Boat Migration in the Mediterranean and Offshore #Australia 
  • Firm sues Police Federation after removal from solicitors panel | Law Gazette
  • Firms told to brace themselves for October PII hike | Law Gazette
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Rivalry between the Judiciary and the Executive has become a dominant subject of discussion in recent times #Kenya
  • Law regarding consent is not confused, wrong or unfair | Law Gazette
  • Topshop owner accused of potential legal breach over redundancy terms 
  • #Myanmar ethnic cleansing: Rohingya Await Justice, Safe Return 3 Years On: Conditions Worsen in Rakhine State, Bangladesh Refugee Camps
  • MoJ headquarters begins new role as Nightingale court | Law Gazette
  • Q&A: Justice secretary Humza Yousaf on developments in digital justice, court backlogs and better minority representation
  • Firm defies Covid to boost staff salaries | Law Gazette
  • Barrister Una McGurk spoke against the wearing of masks at the event, which was organised by the Yellow Vests Ireland group: Justice Minister now seeks report on barrister's appearance at anti-mask protest #Ireland 
  • Mother in care case allowed to type answers from witness box | Law Gazette
  • Why Supreme Court should act, suo motu, to stop miscarriage of justice in Prashant Bhushan case #India
  • Linklaters lawyers to work remotely up to half of the time | Law Gazette 
  • #Philippines Solicitor General Jose Calida has filed an urgent motion asking the Supreme Court to cancel oral arguments over the anti-terror law, which the justices have initially scheduled for the end of September
  • Linklaters takes on 87% of trainees | Law Gazette
  • In light of the recent ban on landlords evicting tenants in England and Wales being extended until 20 September, it is not enough 
  • Profession prepares to challenge BSB over exam fiasco | Law Gazette 
  • Solicitor PI rates rocket as renewal deadline looms 
  • N.Y. Attorney General Asks Judge to Order Eric Trump’s Testimony: Trump Organization has stalled a state inquiry into the financing of four properties for months, Attorney General Letitia James said in court papers #US