13th September - Law News

Edition 3548: 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:  Pro-independence protesters threw objects and shouted abuse at police during rallies on Catalonia Day in Spain on Saturday. They burned large photos of the Spanish region’s leader, as well as Spain’s prime minister.

Focus of the Day Story: The Online Safety Bill Part 2: Do these proposals go too far, leading to overzealous policing?
Full story - UK Human Rights Blog
Saturday Conversations on Law
  • US law firm targets grads with launch of Belfast support hub - Legal Cheek
  • Centre clears appointment of members to Armed Forces Tribunal | Bar & Bench #India
  • Blending contemporary branding with traditional practice approaches - Lawyers Weekly
  • Bakers, Burges and Simmons reveal autumn trainee retention rates - Legal Cheek
  • Labour has called for a probe into reports the home secretary met two airlines and the boss of a hotel chain without any officials present - Ministerial rules say officials should be present or informed if government business is discussed
  • Fake certificate for appointment: Jammu & Kashmir govt terminates service of judicial officer | Bar & Bench #India
  • ‘Significant funds’ drained from bar charity’s bank account without permission - Legal Cheek
  • Plans to raise National Insurance to fund health and social care could lead to the breakdown of struggling families, the UK's tax authority says
  • Support rises for Charter of Human Rights in #Australia - Lawyers Weekly
  • Life at a US law firm in London - Legal Cheek
  • The UK's Afghanistan Resettlement Scheme - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • FBI begins declassifying documents into #Saudi 9/11 links
  • Top City law firms feature on ‘family-friendly’ employers list - Legal Cheek
  • Plans to introduce vaccine passports for access into nightclubs and large events in England will not go ahead, the health secretary has said. Sajid Javid told the BBC: "We shouldn't be doing things for the sake of it."
  • The Weekly Round-Up: “undue lenience” and unpopular social care proposals - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • Mishcon trainee and junior lawyers set to become firm shareholders as flotation gets go ahead - Legal Cheek
  • Men are inventing new excuses for killing women and judges are falling for them - Sam Pybus claimed his fatal act was consensual, and was given just four years in prison 
  • Who is Lorraine Finlay and why has her appointment as human rights commissioner angered some? #Australia
  • The Online Safety Bill Part 2: Do these proposals go too far, leading to overzealous policing? - UK Human Rights Blog
  • Covid Vaccine Resisters Seek Religious Exemptions. But What Counts? #US
  • The Conservative Lawyer Behind the Texas Abortion Law #US 
  • Shearman steps up NQ talent battle with improved £145k salary - Legal Cheek
  • Carnival fails to block international passengers from joining Ruby Princess class action - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • Charles Russell keeps 25 of 26 NQ solicitors - Legal Cheek
  • Calcutta High Court quashes FIR with “absurd allegations” against journalist for tweets about | Bar & Bench #India Covid management
  • Stephen O’Rourke QC named principal crown counsel; new roles created for Alex Prentice QC - Scottish Legal News
  • #Indian pilot's error and failure to follow safety guidelines led to the crash of an Air India Express plane in August last year, investigators say
  • Foreign travellers from Wales can use a wider choice of Covid testing firms from 21 September, the Welsh government has announced 
  • Barrister apprenticeships? Quite possibly says pupillage expert - Legal Cheek
  • Vaccine certification plans approved by Scottish Parliament - Scottish Legal News