12th July - Law News

Edition 3485: 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:
Italian police clash with demonstrators during a protest against the G20 Economy and Finance ministers and central bank governors' meeting in Venice

Focus of the Day Article:
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities are at significant risk of having their human rights breached by legislation to criminalise unauthorised encampments, a Parliamentary committee has warned. Full story - The New Law Journal

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Aspiring lawyers must be fluent in techspeak - Legal Cheek
  • How to get a foot on the City law ladder - Legal Cheek
  • “Step 4” and places of worship | Law & Religion UK
  • The Weekly Round-Up: Pride and Policing - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • After Priti Patel has finished, which refugees will carry a torch for Britain?
  • HSF raises NQ 'total compensation' to £107k - Legal Cheek
  • Opportunistic "vloggers" have been increasingly presenting themselves as #China-lovers, spreading Communist Party disinformation in order to cash in on naive Chinese following
  • The UK's largest employers' body has urged the government to bring forward changes to Covid self-isolation rules
  • Musician’s widow sues BBC over his exposure to asbestos in studio - Broadcaster admits liability over death of symphony orchestra horn player who worked for 36 years at Maida Vale
  • Law and religion round-up – 4th July | Law & Religion UK
  • Reporting restrictions in end of life cases: anonymity for treating clinicians - UK Human Rights Blog
  • Protégé: Finding a path out of breaking point and into better mental health - Lawyers Weekly
  • Hot air balloon crashes in Nottinghamshire town centre
  • DLA Piper London NQ pay hits £88k as trainees handed £1k increases - Legal Cheek
  • The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) Regulations 2020
  • Quarter of junior lawyers expect to work from the office full-time after 'Freedom Day' - Legal Cheek
  • Charlottesville Removes Robert E. Lee Statue at Center of White Nationalist Rally #US
  • #Portugal orders house arrest for Benfica football club president - Luís Filipe Vieira, 72, is being investigated for suspected tax fraud, money laundering and other crimes 
  • An overwhelming majority of SME law firms do not have business continuity plans in place, putting those practices in jeopardy if unforeseen circumstances arise - Lawyers Weekly
  • Drugs: One man dies amid 12 drug overdoses in Swansea - It comes after a number of people ended up in Swansea's Morriston Hospital after taking what is believed to be a bad batch of drugs
  • An Army investigation into the unexplained death of a British soldier has identified serious failings in its duty of care. The decomposing body of Lance Corporal Bernard Mongan was discovered in his barracks in Catterick
  • Top 5 in-house podcast episodes in 2021 (so far) - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • How self-sabotaging is your career’s number 1 enemy - Lawyers Weekly
  • Ecclesiastical law judgments – June (II) | Law & Religion UK
  • Social Worker awarded damages in Strasbourg for unfair accusations of professional misconduct - UK Human Rights Blog
  • Linklaters joins magic circle rivals in upping NQ lawyer pay to £100k - Legal Cheek
  • BPP to offer wealth management course to help young lawyers cope with skyrocketing salaries - Legal Cheek
  • Exclusive: Freshfields trainee jokes to fellow rookies 'the poor are nothing' - Legal Cheek
  • Family Court judge resigns amid sexual harassment investigation - Lawyers Weekly #Australia 
  • The 6 types of law student you will encounter on exam results day - Legal Cheek
  • The salt and pepper of LinkedIn content - Lawyers Weekly 
  • Ecclesiastical court judgments – June (I) | Law & Religion UK 
  • Eversheds ups London NQ lawyer pay to £82k - Legal Cheek 
  • Federal Court set to hand down final ruling on Porter suppression orders - Lawyers Weekly #Australia