1st November - Law News

Edition 3597: 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:  Thousands of protesters take to the streets of Rome against the G20 summit, accusing world leaders of inaction on climate change

Focus of the Day Story:  The Law Society and City of London Law Society have pledged to hold the government to account over its economic crime levy, due to begin next year. In a joint statement, the societies said they would ensure the levy ‘is used only to fund initiatives aimed at tackling money laundering’ and ‘does not increase dramatically in future years’. Full story - New Law Journal
Saturday Conversations on Law
  • 49 tips candidates need to know before starting as a trainee solicitor - Legal Cheek 
  • The Boutique Lawyer Show: A fear-busting blueprint for success - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • UK law firm becomes first to sell legal advice as NFT - Legal Cheek
  • Don’t put climate activists on trial, CPS urged
  • Building and leading a national team - Lawyers Weekly #Australia 
  • Revealed: Law firms' average start work and finish times 2021-22 - Legal Cheek
  • A man has been left in a critical condition after a knife and arson attack on an underground train line in the #Japanese capital, Tokyo 
  • Law firm profitability and the pricing myth - Lawyers Weekly 
  • The Court of Protection and Criminal Law - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • A man who dialled 999 to complain he was refused entry to a Primark store to buy some jogging bottoms has been criticised by police. West Yorkshire Police call handlers posted about the incident in a tweet, using the hashtag #not999
  • The leaders of the world's richest economies have agreed to pursue efforts to limit global warming with "meaningful and effective actions". But the draft agreement from the G20 summit in Rome made few concrete commitments, disappointing activists
  • 'Diversity is not optional - it's what we must be' - Legal Cheek
  • Using privilege and legal skills to help others - Lawyers Weekly 
  • Supreme Court considers asylum claim decided under quashed fast track rules - UK Human Rights Blog
  • My journey from vac schemer to junior lawyer at a global law firm - Legal Cheek
  • Do fathers have fewer rights in family law? - Lawyers Weekly #Australia 
  • Tory MP calling for delay to UK climate action has banked £150k from oil firm
  • Duke's daughter has speeding fine halved to just £50 over 'financial hardship' - Lady Eliza Manners, 24, admitted driving her Audi 47mph in a 40mph zone on the M4 on March 28 
  • Record number of domestic abuse victims made homeless: Charities call for more social housing to address ‘heartbreaking and shameful’ new statistics 
  • Revealed: the towns at risk from far-right extremism - Harlow joins seaside resorts on charity’s list of 52 vulnerable areas in England and Wales
  • High Court: Differential standards on abortion time-limits do not breach the human rights of disabled persons - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • The haunted jurisprudence of ‘ghost law’ - Legal Cheek
  • Wilfried Zaha called on authorities to take racism seriously after he was sent racist abuse following Crystal Palace's win over Manchester City. The 28-year-old posted a series of racist messages he had received on Instagram on Saturday night 
  • Nightclubs in Northern Ireland will reopen on Sunday as some remaining coronavirus restrictions imposed last March are lifted. Venues in Scotland and Wales require a vaccine passport to bar the unvaccinated
  • #Israeli woman jailed three times for refusing to join the army- Last week, a young Jewish ultra-orthodox Israeli man asked for leave to remain in the UK for fear of retribution towards conscientious objectors
  • Victorian solicitor removed from roll following 'theft, fraud and forgery' - Lawyers Weekly #Ausrealia
  • Sabyasachi Mangalsutra Ad with "semi-naked models" outrageous to Hindus: Lawyer sends legal notice | Bar & Bench #India
  • Navigating the shifting sands of competition law at a global firm - Legal Cheek 
  • Delhi High Court issues notice in plea by headmistress claiming she was suspended for not donating towards Ram Mandir | Bar & Bench #India 
  • Gunmen kill at least three at #Afghan wedding to stop music being played
  • Clyde & Co introduces coloured wristbands so lawyers can indicate how Covid cautious they are - Legal Cheek
  • Aryan Khan fortunate to get best legal team; thousands who cannot afford lawyers languishing in jails: Satish Maneshinde | Bar & Bench #India 
  • Youtube removes occultist who influenced murderer of two sisters
  • 'I feel free' - LGBT #Afghan refugees arrive in UK