6th February - Law News

 Edition 3329: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011.   

 Today's Highlighted Video Story: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor comments on the debate about celebrity tweets on farmer protests and says, "we also comment on internal affairs of other counties with the most recent example - MEA commenting on Myanmar coup". Mr Tharoor hit out at government's handling of the situation, calling its reaction embarrassing. He also spoke about Indian celebrities and their 'cut copy' reactions and ways in which India can change its global image.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • LGBT+ History Month: Identity and authenticity | Law Gazette
  • Police watchdog launches investigation after arrest at shooting commemoration
  • #Ugandan ex-child soldier guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity ://
  • Encrochat: Secret network messages can be used in court, judges rule
  • First4Lawyers to open law firm and keep RTA enquiries for itself | Law Gazette
  • Lawyers miss out on £16.2k costs after ending CFA for no good reason | Law Gazette
  • Law Society launches Wales manifesto ahead of election | Law Gazette
  • More Nightingale courts expected by end of March | Law Gazette
  • Lawyers ordered to pay almost £1m over trustee negligence | Law Gazette
  • Former Cubism Law boss charged with misconduct by the SRA | Law Gazette
  • Government 'scraps extended operating hours' | Law Gazette
  • Roma communities are some of the most marginalised in Europe. More than 10 million people live largely in poverty, often in overcrowded settlements
  • #Denmark unveils world’s first Covid-19 ‘vaccine passport’ scheme - Scottish Legal News
  • Britons should not face extradition to the US for alleged crimes on UK soil - MPs claim to be appalled by our unjust and uneven extradition deal. But they still won’t change it
  • Growth in new property listings slows as selling prices increase year-on-year - Scottish Legal News
  • Key considerations for implementing new technology - Legal Futures
  • Parliamentarians hear call for quotas to boost profession's diversity - Legal Futures
  • Prospect of negative interest rates and law firm dilemma moves closer - Legal Futures
  • SRA: New areas of practice and legalised cannabis present AML risks - Legal Futures
  • Boris Johnson's senior adviser on ethnic minorities resigned complaining of "unbearable" tension within Downing Street - but then decided to stay on
  • Kilmarnock stabbings: Two women and a man die in three linked incidents
  • Covid-19: Avoid 'setting dates' for lifting lockdown, scientist warns
  • Foreign Office minister James Cleverly has defended the government's plan to quarantine travellers in hotels, which begins on 15 February - Arrivals from Covid variant hotspots will have to stay in a hotel for 10 nights
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn commits to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 - Scottish Legal News
  • New rules to allow Attorney General six months’ maternity leave on full pay - Scottish Legal News
  • Legislative proposals to address impact of Scotland’s concentration of land ownership - Scottish Legal News
  • Shirley Phillips: Blended model of legal traineeships set to continue - Scottish Legal News
  • Amendments to strengthen UNCRC Bill lodged - Scottish Legal News
  • Lord Glennie appointed judge of Dubai financial court - Scottish Legal News
  • Traineeship numbers hit by pandemic - Scottish Legal News
  • NI: McKees opens 2021 trainee programme for applications - Irish Legal News
  • McKenna & Co Solicitors welcomes trainee - Irish Legal News
  • Gillian Keating: When language is loose and 'best efforts' is not good enough - Irish Legal News
  • Una McGurk SC rebuked by judge in case brought by Nigerian man who said he was bisexual - Irish Legal News