10th May - Law News

Edition 3787: 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: Raw sewage was discharged into rivers in England nearly 375,000 times by water companies last year, according to the Environment Agency. The UK government has said that this is unacceptable and is promising a 40% reduction by 2040. ‘Citizen scientists' have been taking samples from waterways near their homes to find out just how much sewage and other chemicals are in the water.

Focus of the Day Article: UK urged to act after UN panel rules detention of Briton in India ‘arbitrary’. Jagtar Singh Johal has been detained since 2017 and allegedly tortured, accused of helping to fund assassination plot. Full story - Guardian Law

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • The Corporate Counsel Show: No corporate integrity without courage - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/YKcwrTw7bA
  • What junior lawyers should look for in their post-qualification training and education - Legal Cheek https://t.co/7vxfOqvcP3
  • The International Law Framework – Establishing Violence Against Women and Girls as a Human Rights Abuse – The Barrister Magazine https://t.co/zAscrIn1IH
  • Séamus Ó Cróinín appointed chair of A&L Goodbody | Irish Legal News https://t.co/7iPUaTvgNc
  • A law firm (Ince) has launched an investigation after allegations senior members of staff treated a Cardiff restaurant manager badly. Lily Griffiths, 22, had served the group of six at Cora, Pontcanna, where they spent £1,000 https://t.co/1hVLXWnBg6 
  • Salary bunching: the unspoken effect of the City talent war - Legal Cheek https://t.co/XDmjAmLtUM
  • Labour leader Keir Starmer has said he will quit if given a fine by Durham police for breaking lockdown rules. But speaking to reporters, the Labour leader insisted he was "absolutely clear that no rules were broken" https://t.co/cPfMBmcfmp 
  • How ESG credentials are gaining relevance in business restructuring | Scottish Legal News https://t.co/SsUXRgh76K 
  • Understanding the issues with hybrid working - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/yQvCMV74IX
  • Britain's top legal education YouTuber to deliver keynote at LegalEdCon 2022 - Legal Cheek https://t.co/FJ7FxdaZ4x 
  • LK Shields hires Jenny Ahern to lead banking and finance team | Irish Legal News https://t.co/ALINXaeH9v
  • KPMG reveals plans to double UK lawyer headcount - Legal Cheek https://t.co/Jv7YvwzMmO 
  • A man killed police community support officer Julia James after "ambushing" her in woodland while she walked her dog, a court heard. Callum Wheeler, 22, launched a "brutal attack" on the 53-year-old in woods in Snowdown, Kent, in April last year https://t.co/XPOCcER2C2 
  • The Labour leader Keir Starmer, who drank beer and ate curry in an MP's office during a visit before a by-election last year, when social distancing legislation was still in force, has cancelled an appearance on Monday https://t.co/ojhxIRWpZ
  • Looking Beyond The Picture: How To Trust Video Evidence – The Barrister Magazine https://t.co/xbC15dRTiQ
  • Partner appointments at MacRoberts | Scottish Legal News https://t.co/iKwfaULuYa 
  • Skadden lawyer to lead City social mobility charity - Legal Cheek https://t.co/xBLF3CofeT 
  • Mystery of phone in North Sea could hold key to ‘Wagatha Christie’ case https://t.co/4Gs1GO9HrV 
  • Many social media influencers are unscrupulous and their followers need more protection, say MPs https://t.co/5qO3asKrK9 
  • Legal Platforms: An opportunity for the Bar – The Barrister Magazine https://t.co/yEgARVhPbD 
  • Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial: witness expected to deny wrongdoing in killing of Afghan villager https://t.co/u3tfTJjJeS 
  • DAC Beachcroft appoints three new Dublin partners | Irish Legal News https://t.co/UCzPt25qqT 
  • Global competition regulators must better collaborate - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/zDntqOZ7uN 
  • Tortured to death: the 14 Cypriot men killed by British in 50s uprising #Cyprus https://t.co/sVs7wtDVrh 
  • The legal psychedelics industry: Capitalism is tripping over itself to get people tripping on legal psychedelics https://t.co/ata2mFoxM6
  • TikTok tours of some of the City's fanciest law firm offices - Legal Cheek https://t.co/yUFbPhNizM 
  • ‘Access is vital’: picnicking protesters target Duke of Somerset’s woods https://t.co/yPuw7DS4MK 
  • Huddersfield law grad through to MasterChef final - Legal Cheek https://t.co/HfegnvtFlM