30th September- Law News

Edition 3201: 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. The views expressed in individual articles archived within are solely the views of the original author.  


Focus of the Day Law Article:  A proposal that in-house legal departments should be regulated as a separate regulated business unit within their organisations have been broadly welcomed by senior company lawyers. Full story - Legal Futures

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  The first episode of our four-part series, Stressed Election, focuses on voter suppression in Georgia, where a growing Black and Latino population is on the precipice of exercising its political voice, if they get the chance to vote.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Uighurs could be allowed to seek genocide ruling against #China in UK: MPs and peers aim to grant minorities in China the right to petition British courts
  • Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomb plotters 'still at large'
  • Report raises alarm over police detention of vulnerable suspects in England and Wales: Hundreds of thousands of people interviewed without appropriate adult present, report says
  • Universities in England could finish face-to-face teaching early this term so any students having to self-isolate could return home for Christmas, says the education secretary
  • Police officers in England and Wales are to be told they can download the NHS Covid-19 app on to their personal smartphones and use them at work
  • Democrats aren't anti-Catholic bigots for questioning supreme court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett #US
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Why we need media reporting guidelines for road safety: Language and accuracy matter, as they can contribute to making the roads less safe for non-motorists and how the law is applied
  • American Could Face Prison in #Thailand After Posting Negative Reviews of a Resort
  • Donald Trump’s tax returns illustrate the profound inequities of the tax code and the shambolic state of federal enforcement #US
  • Lawyer in the news: Lesley Hannah, Hausfeld - Profile | Law Gazette
  • My legal life: Carol Lee, Setfords - Profile | Law Gazette
  • Wales' first minister has called for Boris Johnson to ban people in locked-down parts of England from travelling to Wales on holiday
  • The Mail on Sunday can use a recent biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in its defence, in a High Court privacy claim over the publication of a letter to Meghan's estranged father
  • Trust consumers to make their own choices | Law Gazette
  • Sheriff Appeal Court finds sheriff unfairly divided property in divorce appeal - Scottish Legal News
  • Hybrid hearings 'increase risk of unfairness' | Law Gazette 
  • The deportation of an autistic black man is an indictment of the UK’s racist justice system: Osime Brown was convicted under ‘joint enterprise’ laws when he was a teenager. Now, at 21, he’s due to be flown to Jamaica
  • Impact of Covid-19 on justice system in Wales | Law Gazette
  • Lord Carloway hails ‘remarkable’ determination of lawyers during Covid-19 - Scottish Legal News
  • Ex-lord chief justice: UK parliament must scrutinise Covid rules: Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd joins senior legal figures in calling for MPs to examine emergency legislation
  • Half of City partners attended private schools | Law Gazette
  • Woman wins UK legal fight over unlawful deportation to Uganda: Court of appeal dismisses Home Office’s case against lesbian asylum seeker known as PN
  • In-house teams invited to help build dispute-avoidance robot | Law Gazette
  • The prime minister has apologised after failing to clarify the detail of new tighter coronavirus restrictions in north-east England 
  • The government has been accused of creating "doubt and uncertainty" with its announcement of tighter coronavirus restrictions in north-east England
  • Poor marketing returns? Here’s where you’re going wrong - Legal Futures
  • Consultant accuses NHS trust of forcing him into modern slavery: Dr Shankar Chappiti says he was told to run clinics without pay after an unfounded and racist fraud allegation
  • Global Microsoft outage brings down Teams, Office 365 and Outlook
  • Boris Johnson's Covid-19 policy critics: who says what?
  • Lawyers step in as Manchester students locked down | Law Gazette
  • RT @CivilLitTweet: Interesting judgment. High Court judge overturns decision that doctor's arrest was a lawful one.
  • Blaenau Gwent has the highest and fastest rising case rate for Covid-19 infection in the UK
  • Lynette White murderer Jeffrey Gafoor's move to open prison approved
  • Former cabinet ministers take consultancies with City law firms - Legal Futures
  • City firms snap up ex-ministers for consultancy roles | Law Gazette
  • Female advocates "to lose instructions" with longer court hours - Legal Futures
  • Court allows mother to recover inquest costs as part of PI claim | Law Gazette
  • Company lawyers open to idea of regulating in-house departments - Legal Futures
  • The water-saving device wasting billions of litres every week
  • Nokia clinches 5G deal with BT to phase out Huawei's kit in EE network
  • Pubs and restaurants must shut in NI at 23:00 
  • City puts brakes on return to the office | Law Gazette
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • First Home Fund expected to support 8,000 households following pilot success - Scottish Legal News
  • International schools join mock court case project in Scotland - Scottish Legal News
  • Get smart and be one step ahead of AI patent laws - Scottish Legal News
  • The latest trend of the super-wealthy setting up finance and legal offices to deal with their affairs - Scottish Legal News
  • Livingstone Brown raises over £13,000 for charity in 10 years - Scottish Legal News 
  • Session Cases Bicentenary Scholarship awarded to Shona Warwick - Scottish Legal News
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Julie Sharp - Scottish Legal News 
  • Douglas Mill sees light at the end of the Covid tunnel - Scottish Legal News 
  • Advocate John Campbell joins housing association board of trustees - Scottish Legal News


29th September- Law News

Edition 3200: 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. The views expressed in individual articles archived within are solely the views of the original author.  


Focus of the Day Law Article:  It will take up to a decade to get the courts backlog back to pre-pandemic measures unless more measures are taken to increase or speed up court business, MSPs have warned. Holyrood’s Justice Committee has called for a “basket of measures” to help clear the backlog exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic – though has ruled out controversial proposals for trials without juries. Full story - Scottish Legal News

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  A fierce political battle is underway over who will replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat and when a vote will take place. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin explains how the Supreme Court cases are decided when only eight justices are seated.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Attacks against small towns, big cities and the contractors who run their voting systems have federal officials fearing that hackers will try to sow chaos around the #US election
  • Shop workers are being put at greater risk of violence, verbal abuse and coronavirus infection by pubs shutting at 10pm, a retail union has warned
  • Lockdown restrictions in north-east England are to be tightened in a bid to halt the rise in Covid-19 cases
  • #US voters Believe Winner of Election Should Fill Court Vacancy, Poll Shows
  • Lawyers speak up for “biological reality of sex” in trans debate | Legal Futures
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Barrister misled Google in review take-down request | Legal Futures
  • Crime firm launches with innovative stop and search app | Legal Futures
  • Women worry about impact of menopause on hitting billing targets | Legal Futures
  • ‘Up to a decade’ just to return courts backlog to pre-pandemic levels - Scottish Legal News
  • Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has changed its agile working policy to reflect that its staff work in the office an average of at least 60 per cent of their working hours | Lawyers Weekly
  • Woman successfully obtains order for use of husband’s frozen sperm without correct forms - Scottish Legal News
  • Repoliticization Through Search and Rescue? Humanitarian NGOs and Migration Management in the Central Mediterranean
  • The Houses of Parliament has said it will not serve alcohol on its premises after 10pm despite not being subject to England's Covid-19 hospitality curfew
  • Pembrokeshire cleaner stole £93,000 from elderly woman
  • In June this year, Tellings Home Made Furniture Service "borrowed" £50,000 from a government Covid bail-out scheme. There was just one problem. The company isn't real - the loan went to a criminal gang, who will never pay it back
  • The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has confirmed officers are being told not to install the NHS Covid-19 app on their work smartphones
  • The Modern Slavery Act 2018 – more than a statement #Australia | Lawyers Weekly
  • Lockdown students warned to remove 'let us out' signs from windows: Some 1,700 students at Manchester Metropolitan were put into a lockdown on Friday without any warning, after 127 students tested positive for Covid-19
  • Labour MP Claudia Webbe has been charged with harassing a woman. Ms Webbe, who represents Leicester East, is accused of one count of harassment between September 2018 and April this year
  • How to make an anonymous or bystander report #Australia | Lawyers Weekly
  • For the first time since 1933, the ACT Law Society has announced its new executive committee will be led by a female president and vice-presidents #Australia | Lawyers Weekly
  • About 40 universities around the UK have now reported coronavirus cases and thousands of students are self-isolating as the new term begins
  • Croydon police shooting: Farmland searched over Sgt Matt Ratana death
  • Overcoming perfectionism in law | Lawyers Weekly 
  • There should be an "urgent review" of 22:00 closure times for restaurants and pubs, Greater Manchester's mayor says. Andy Burnham said it meant people were gathering in homes and supermarkets that were "packed out to the rafters" once the bars closed
  • Uber has secured its right to continue operating in London after a judge upheld its appeal against Transport for London (TfL)
  • Lessons from Greg Inglis about legislative interpretation #Australia | Lawyers Weekly
  • 2 #Australians elected to Ashurst board | Lawyers Weekly
  • Times Square, Grand Central and the Laws That Build the City #US
  • On behalf of a Melbourne restaurateur, a barrister has lodged documents in the state’s Supreme Court arguing that the curfew decision is invalid and not proportionate | Lawyers Weekly
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! 
  • Federal Circuit Court judge’s ‘cruel, humiliating’ conduct results in retrial #Australia | Lawyers Weekly
  • Controversial law firm fights NSW Law Society on complaint over COVID-19 actions #Australia | Lawyers Weekly
  • TikTok has avoided a government-ordered block on new downloads in the #US after a judge issued a temporary injunction
  • Covid in Scotland: 'Struggling' students told they can return home
  • Covid-19: Up to £10,000 fine for failure to self-isolate in England
  • Female-led association launched to support diversity in law and tech | Lawyers Weekly
  • Maximising your real hourly rate post-pandemic | Lawyers Weekly
  • 9 City law firms named top LGBT employers - Legal Cheek
  • DAC Beachcroft litigation exec banned for naming client on Facebook - Legal Cheek
  • Legal Services Board delays decision to accept or reject SQE - Legal Cheek
  • Lamborghini-driving Aussie criminal barrister in legal row over ‘offensive’ number plate - Legal Cheek
  • Salford theatre to host real criminal trials - Legal Cheek
  • BPP rebuffs claims it prioritised study materials for ‘consortium’ TC holders - Legal Cheek
  • From Brexit to Bond: My life as an IP lawyer - Legal Cheek 
  • The epistemological violence of liberal #Ethiopian feminism: A response to Sehin Teferra


28th September- Law News

Edition 3199: 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. The views expressed in individual articles archived within are solely the views of the original author.  


Focus of the Day Law Article:  Birmingham solicitor and mediator Lubna Shuja has won the Law Society election for deputy vice president. Shuja is the founder and principal solicitor at family and civil firm Legal Swan Solicitors, where she specialises in professional discipline and regulation. She is also a mediator dealing with civil and family disputes. Full story - New Law Journal

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  Residents in a locked down neighbourhood of Spain's capital protested outside the Madrid Regional Parliament on Sunday, demanding local health services be reinforced amid a coronavirus outbreak.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Kim Kardashian opts to study criminal law over sleep - Legal Cheek
  • Charles Russell Speechlys retains 19 NQ solicitors - Legal Cheek
  • Exam waiver ‘not an option now or in the future’, says BSB - Legal Cheek
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • The ‘new normal’ - a City lawyer’s perspective - Legal Cheek
  • President Donald Trump has said it is "certainly possible" that his Supreme Court pick will be involved in a ruling revisiting the landmark 1973 decision that legalised abortion in the #US
  • BARBRI to offer £6k SQE prep course - Legal Cheek
  • Barrister suggested female Asian judge landed role due to ‘positive discrimination' - Legal Cheek
  • Mixed-race junior barrister makes formal complaint after being mistaken for defendant three times in one day - Legal Cheek
  • Restructuring and private equity: What aspiring lawyers need to know - Legal Cheek
  • Gowling WLG retains all 18 NQ solicitors - Legal Cheek
  • The suspect in the murder of a police officer in south London is Louis De Zoysa
  • Covid lockdown: Three more Welsh counties face local restrictions
  • Croydon police shooting: Man arrested on suspicion of supplying firearm
  • Magic circle gets its first woman leader - Legal Cheek
  • Over half of City law firm partners went to private school - Legal Cheek
  • #India's richest man Mukesh Ambani's estranged brother Anil Ambani's expenses borne by wife and family - revelations made to London High Court on Friday in connection with the case over repayment of dues to a Chinese Bank
  • Bar Council rejects Henry Hendron’s election nomination after filing application one minute late - Legal Cheek
  • #Swiss voters have rejected in a referendum a proposal to end an accord with the EU on the free movement of people by 63%, TV projections suggest
  • Judge Amy Coney Barrett Is No Ruth Bader Ginsburg #US
  • When a majority of City Council members promised to “end policing as we know it” after George Floyd’s killing, they became a case study in how idealistic calls for structural change can falter #US
  • The Ayesha Vardag leaked 'dress code email' in full - Legal Cheek
  • California wildfires: The inmates training to be firefighters - Brandon Smith is a former inmate firefighter and now helps former prisoners find jobs in the fire service #US
  • Buy a law firm, don’t start a new one | Lawyers Weekly
  • Lawyer suffered PTSD after defending Flintshire serial killer Peter Moore
  • Shadow justice secretary David Lammy warns that people are 'bubbling out of pubs' due to curfew
  • Labour is "very sympathetic" to a bid by Conservative MPs to increase parliamentary scrutiny over coronavirus restrictions in England, shadow justice secretary David Lammy has said
  • Prominent Kashmiri lawyer-activist shot dead in Srinagar: Babar Qadri was shot on Thursday evening at his home by unidentified gunmen posing as clients #India
  • Landmark legislation helping people at risk of homelessness: Homelessness Reduction Act helps 243,680 households to keep their home or move into longer term accommodation
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Transatlantic Trade: US and European Trade Talk Update – September 25, 2020
  • Christian Concern Loses Legal Challenge Against ‘At Home’ Abortions During Pandemic
  • Scottish Labour urge end of 'secrecy' around legal advice linked to the Salmond inquiry
  • The University of Surrey is among other institutions across the UK thought to be affected by a ransomware attack carried out by hackers
  • Widow wins legal fight for IVF with husband's sperm
  • Belfast barrister Jonathan Lowry avoids jail after downloading child porn
  • Attorney struck off after false information submitted for insurance license
  • Cardiff and Swansea get ready for lockdown
  • Shall the rush to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett Cost Republicans the Senate? #US 
  • Freshfields elects first female senior partner in management revamp | Law Gazette


27th September- Law News

Edition 3197: 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. The views expressed in individual articles archived here are solely the views of the original author.  


Today's Highlighted Video Story:  AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria said the challenges ahead for developing a COVID-19 vaccine is not as big as distribution. He says research is not the biggest challenge, but it is buying and distributing the vaccine and ensuring it reaches remote corners. An effective strategy needs to be worked out to prioritise who get it first, how many dozes will be needed and could a combination of vaccines be better than just one

Saturday Conversations on Law


26th September- Law News

Edition 3196: 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. The views expressed in individual articles archived here are solely the views of the original author.  


Today's Highlighted Video Story:  For thousands of years, the Nile has been the backbone of civilisations and a source of conflict. The latest dispute is over the the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam project in Africa. Ethiopia's government says its $4 billion project on the Blue Nile will provide power to its more than 100 million citizens and create huge opportunities for its economy. 

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Louisville’s Police Force Feels Besieged on Two Fronts - Officers say that city and police officials were slow to release crucial details in the Breonna Taylor case #US
  • Rival rabbit breeders were left with broken ribs and bloodied noses after a prize rabbit show descended into chaos - Scottish Legal News
  • A stabbing in Paris that left two people seriously injured is being treated as a terror attack, the #French interior minister has said
  • Police patrols have been stepped up across Scotland to ensure the smooth introduction of a new pub and restaurant curfew 
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! 
  • Law student Kate Scarborough completes ‘extremely valuable’ SLN internship
  • Georgia Dawson named first woman senior partner at Freshfields
  • Lawyers of Tomorrow – Holly Allan
  • Croydon police officer shot dead named as New Zealand-born Sgt Matt Ratana
  • Employment tribunal finds employee’s paranoid delusions were not a disability
  • Addleshaw Goddard set to explore Scottish business tech trends
  • ury trials will appear on the big screen from next week to help deal with Scotland’s backlog of criminal cases
  • New rules to allow Civil Online procedure claim forms approved
  • European Commission to appeal Apple tax ruling
  • Undercover police and MI5 agents to be permitted to commit crimes
  • Head of courts service apologises for disgraceful treatment of black barrister
  • Local authority successfully claims portion of commercial sub-lease cancellation fee
  • Covid-hit university students: 'Why have they forsaken us?'
  • London to go on Covid-19 watchlist as cases rise
  • Leeds household mixing ban confirmed by government
  • Vulnerable people left without access to solicitors during Covid | Legal Futures
  • BSB: Bar students’ results “broadly in line” with the average | Legal Futures
  • Defence QC’s accusation against prosecutor was not misconduct | Legal Futures
  • Muslim man wins UK tribunal case over Cognac raffle switch Zakaria Kioua succeeds with harassment claim after prize was swapped for very cheap chocolates
  • New scholarships for UK Black or ethnic minority doctoral candidates in Law
  • Twenty Essex shortlisted for ‘Chambers of the Year’ and ‘Barrister of the Year’
  • Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli get new restrictions - They will come into effect in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire on Saturday at 18:00 BST and in Wales' two biggest cities on Sunday from 18:00
  • “Partnership penalty” of lower socio-economic background laid bare | Legal Futures
  • President Michael D Higgins has appointed Ms Justice Teresa Pilkington of the High Court, as a judge of the Court of Appeal with effect from 17 September, 2020 #Ireland 
  • Tesco joins Morrisons to limit sales of some items
  • #NorthKorea's leader Kim Jong-un has issued a rare personal apology for the killing of a South Korean official, Seoul says
  • Why it's hard to charge #US police over illegal shootings such as that of Breonna Taylor?
  • Police officer shot dead by a 23 year old at Croydon Custody Centre. The killer shot himself and is critically ill
  • From solicitor to plumber: How people are retraining to cope during coronavirus pandemic
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig! 
  • In courts and prisons, Covid-19 has made an already bad situation worse. Our society will suffer the consequences - The Guardian view on crime and justice: dangerous neglect
  • SQE could halve cost of qualification, says consultancy | Law Gazette
  • Sunak offers new incentives to keep on ‘viable’ jobs over winter | Law Gazette
  • HMCTS to introduce evening sessions in magistrates' court | Law Gazette
  • US private equity firm increases stake in DWF | Law Gazette
  • Coronavirus a ‘catalyst’ for cross-border mediation | Law Gazette
  • Barrister fined for ‘positive discrimination’ comment about judge | Law Gazette
  • Remote family lawyers 'feeling isolated' during lockdown | Law Gazette
  • #Vietnamese police have seized more than 320,000 used condoms that were to be illegally resold to unsuspecting customers, local media report
  • Wales' capital city is facing a local lockdown as coronavirus cases rise "rapidly". Cardiff council leader Huw Thomas has warned of potential restrictions on travel and different households mixing 
  • Covid: Morrisons limits sales of disinfectant and toilet rolls
  • Investigation launched after black barrister mistaken for defendant | Law Gazette 
  • The #US supreme court has become a threat to democracy. Here's how we fix it


25th September- Law News

Edition 3195: 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. The views expressed in individual articles archived within are solely the views of the original author.  


Focus of the Day Law Article: Freshfields becomes first magic circle UK firm to appoint a woman leader. Asia head Georgia Dawson takes top role; one of three co-managing partners to be based in US. Full story - The Global Legal Post

Today's Highlighted Video Story:  Westpac has agreed to pay $1.3 billion for 23 million breaches of money laundering laws. The penalty comes after the financial crimes regulator, AUSTRAC, accused the bank of failing to prevent breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financial laws.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Getting a job as a paralegal; interview techniques and tips | the barrister
  • Suella Braverman calls fellow female MP 'emotional' during row over Brexit bill – video
  • The CMA is reviewing the legal services sector in England and Wales to assess whether transparency of price, quality and service have improved | the barrister
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • The Bar Standards Board recently issued its Regulatory Return questionnaire to a selection of around 350 chambers, BSB entities and sole practitioners as a way to assess risk across the Bar and levels of compliance with its rules | the barrister
  • Lawyers in film: Inherit the Wind - We can learn a lot about the profession from lawyers in film and it can engender in students a love of the law | Counsel
  • In the absence of reliable evidence, British ex-soldier Major Robert Campbell cleared over Iraqi teenager Saeed Shabram's death - he drowned after being forced into a river by UK soldiers in Basra in 2003
  • Covid: Scottish university students banned from going to pubs 
  • Beyond the intrusiveness of automated facial recognition is concern about ‘false positives’ and potential for racial bias in the technology | Counsel
  • Black History Month and the Bar Council Leadership Programme | Counsel
  • A black barrister has said court staff mistook her for a defendant three times in one day. Alexandra Wilson, 25, from Essex, said a security officer, a solicitor and a court clerk had not recognised she was in the legal profession
  • US private equity house takes major stake in listed law firm - Legal Futures
  • #French police have opened an investigation after a woman in Strasbourg said she was attacked in broad daylight for wearing a skirt
  • Law firms "in denial" about their post-Covid finances - Legal Futures
  • Football hate crime - Arrests for racism-related offences on the rise - Incidents of hate crime connected to 287 football matches in England and Wales were reported in 2019-20, according to new Home Office figures
  • Barrister sanctioned for "positive discrimination" jibe at judge - Legal Futures 
  • David Kates-Lowick, who kept calling police to complain Britain's Got Talent star Ant McPartlin was still on TV after his drink driving conviction, is jailed. He breached an order by contacting Dyfed-Powys Police when it was not a genuine police matter
  • Now you see him, now you don’t – sheriff’s speaker profile removed after SLN enquiry - Scottish Legal News
  • Latest amendments to hate crime bill welcomed by Faculty and Law Society - Scottish Legal News
  • Man found with indecent images of children loses appeal against conviction - Scottish Legal News
  • Students “could save up to £38k” by qualifying with SQE - Legal Futures
  • Small firms in legal threat over Yell hard-sell tactics
  • Judge Orders Eric Trump to Testify in N.Y. Fraud Inquiry #US 
  • The SQE and ethics: STAR lite? - Legal Futures
  • The Overseas Operations Bill for service personnel and veterans will be laid before Parliament for its Second Reading 
  • TikTok Files for Injunction to Stop Ban of App 
  • The government and firms will continue to top up the wages of workers who have not been able to return to the workplace full time due to the virus
  • Wales 'more conscious' of devolution due to Covid-19 laws | Law Gazette
  • The EU wants to persuade its most anti-immigrant member countries to agree to a common policy. But the future of its new plan, like many of its details, remains uncertain
  • Facebook's Oversight Board is "opening its doors to business" in mid-October. Users will be able to file appeals against posts the firm has removed from its platforms, and the board can overrule decisions made by Facebook's moderators and executives
  • Clyde & Co announces private prosecutions service
  • Pub-goers in Wales 'likely to get 20 minutes to drink up'
  • Two policemen have been shot amid protests in the #US over a decision not to charge any officers over the killing of Breonna Taylor. Ms Taylor, 26, a black hospital worker, was shot six times as three officers raided her home on 13 March
  • Matt Hancock has refused to rule out banning students from returning home at Christmas, to limit the spread of coronavirus outbreaks
  • NHS Covid-19 app: England and Wales get smartphone contact tracing for over-16s 
  • Parents 'generally bear their own costs' in family proceedings | Law Gazette
  • The latest TheLawMap Wig!
  • Law Commission says hate crime legislation should protect women | Law Gazette
  • Litigators frustrated by ‘hopelessly laborious’ disclosure pilot | Law Gazette
  • Overseas Operations Bill a ‘gross injustice’ to veterans, say lawyers | Law Gazette 
  • Remote family lawyers 'feeling isolated' during lockdown | Law Gazette 
  • Father to plead guilty to endangering life of baby daughter - he held her upside down over river #Ireland
  • A man deported from the State claims he has been forced to live in an African airport terminal since March after allegedly being abandoned by gardaĆ­ who were supposed to return him to his native country, the High Court has heard #Ireland
  • Decriminalising torture does our soldiers a disservice - Scottish Legal News
  • SEMLA offers work experience opportunity with NatWest Group in-house legal team - Scottish Legal News 
  • Lawyers advocating for a right to independent legal representation for sexual offence complainers have published a detailed video on their proposals - Scottish Legal News