11th October - Law News

Edition 3576: 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:  Scuffles between police and Yellow Vest demonstrators broke out during the latest round of weekly protests against the implementation of a national COVID pass

Focus of the Day Story: A second opt-out Collective Proceedings Order (CPO) has been made, this time in the £469m Justin Le Patourel v BT claim in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT). Full story - New Law Journal
Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Sharukhan Khan's son Aryan Khan denied bail by Mumbai court in cruise ship drug case | Bar & Bench #India 
  • The British Virgin Islands (BVI) High Court has the power to grant a freezing injunction to assist enforcement of a prospective foreign judgment, the Privy Council has held in an eagerly awaited decision | NLJ 
  • First Minister Sturgeon received no written briefings from her chief advisers on coronavirus during the first months of the global pandemic, the Scottish Government has admitted
  • Dozens of Afghan girls with promising football careers, who fled the Taliban, have been told they can come to the UK to be resettled, along with their families
  • A #US navy nuclear engineer and his wife have been charged with trying to sell nuclear secrets to what they thought was a foreign state. Jonathan Toebbe and his wife Diana were arrested in West Virginia on Saturday, the Justice Department announced
  • Individual with poor mental health may not be mentally ill: Bombay High Court allows abortion | Bar & Bench #India
  • Lessons from rural and regional advocacy work - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • Forty small boats with 1,115 migrants on board have crossed the Channel in two days, the Home Office has said. On Saturday, Border Force picked up 491 migrants on 17 boats, while the French authorities prevented 114 people from making the crossing
  • CILEX lawyers face discrimination and unfair treatment by fellow professionals and employers, a major survey has revealed | NLJ
  • From mispronouncing the firm's name to being told to 'smile more': Law students share interview 'horror stories' - Legal Cheek
  • Former Eversheds trainee accused of raping law student at house party - Legal Cheek
  • A second opt-out Collective Proceedings Order (CPO) has been made, this time in the £469m Justin Le Patourel v BT claim in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) | NLJ
  • Police filing POCSO cases at behest of family opposing relationship an unfortunate practice: Delhi High Court | Bar & Bench #India
  • The Weekly Round-Up: Women and the Police - UK Human Rights Blog
  • From the 2008 financial crisis to Covid: My career as a capital markets lawyer - Legal Cheek
  • Isolate if you have Covid symptoms but negative PCR, says local health official - Advice follows discovery of anomalies in which people had positive lateral flow tests but negative lab results
  • The #US Department of Justice Is Investigating Americans For War Crimes Allegedly Committed While Fighting With Far-Right Extremists In Ukraine
  • Black History Month: Pioneers in British black history Oct 10, 2021
  • What data says about lawyers’ wellbeing in lockdown - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • My work as a lawyer in the renewable energy sector - Legal Cheek 
  • Court of Appeal rules on the legality of Christian requirement by fostering agency - UK Human Rights Blog
  • Domestic violence victim says UK justice system is 'like the abuse'
  • #Guatemala police free 126 migrants from abandoned container
  • Innovation on the rise in restructuring and insolvency market - Lawyers Weekly
  • ‘Is it acceptable to take all my annual leave as a trainee?’ - Legal Cheek
  • [Aryan Khan drug case] What does the Magistrate bail rejection order say? | Bar & Bench #India
  • Wills are being left undiscovered and individuals wrongly deemed to have died intestate due to cuts in will searches by Bona Vacantia, a leading probate researcher has warned | NLJ 
  • ‘I completed my training contract remotely while pregnant’ - Legal Cheek
  • The career highlights, successes and ambitions behind The New Liberals leader’s switch from law to politics - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • English law underpins hundreds of trillions of pounds of world trade, and its global popularity gives UK businesses an advantage because of lower transaction costs, a report by LegalUK has found | NLJ