14th September - Law News

Edition 3549: 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:  "Many criminal lawyers make barely more than the minimum wage," Chris Daw QC tells LBC's Nick Abbot. Chris Daw QC talks to LBC about our failing justice system and the myth of the "millionaire legal aid lawyer" 

Focus of the Day Story: Stephen O’Rourke QC has been appointed principal crown counsel, replacing Alex Prentice QC in the role. Mr O’Rourke, whose seniority is immediately below that of the lord advocate and solicitor general, will lead the advocate depute team.
Full story - Scottish Legal News
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