14th May - Law News

Edition 3791: 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: Violence broke out between mourners and Israeli police as the coffin of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was being carried to her funeral. The procession began in Jenin where she was shot and killed while covering a raid involving Israeli security services on Wednesday. Earlier, the Israeli Defence Force released a statement acknowledging that one of their soldiers could have been responsible for Abu Akleh's death.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Solicitors lose appeal over £2m invoice charged through DBA | Law Gazette 
  • Israeli police have hit mourners at the funeral of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Aqla, who was killed by #Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank, causing a surge of anger 
  • Gilson Gray appoints Martin Cryans as business development director | Scottish Legal News 
  • Plan to leave international surrogacy unregulated slammed by special rapporteur | Irish Legal News
  • Ukraine invasion: the legal basis for reparations | Law Gazette 
  • Declassified files reveal UK government plan to discredit Amnesty International | Irish Legal News
  • Hunt for killers of anti-mafia prosecutor on honeymoon - #Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci, 45, was shot dead on Tuesday on a beach in Colombia, where he was on honeymoon 
  • Law firms selling funeral plans “may need FCA regulation” - Legal Futures
  • 'We will sue the pants off them': outrage over LAA announcement | Law Gazette
  • Matheson: Regulation essential for widespread adoption of blockchain and crypto assets | Irish Legal News
  • Experts scorn UK government claim it can ditch parts of NI protocol
  • Judge finds ex-managing partner was ‘not truthful’ in tribunal claim | Law Gazette 
  • Lawtech start-ups bag multi-million pound investments - Legal Futures 
  • Craig McLachlan denies lying about ‘air kissing’ colleagues in Rocky Horror Show, court hears 
  • HFW moving to new ‘sustainable’ London offices | Law Gazette 
  • Solicitor who caused 25 claims on compensation fund struck off - Legal Futures 
  • The number of adults waiting for social care in England has risen sharply to more than 500,000, according to estimates by social work bosses. Similar research last year put the figure at about 294,000, says Adass 
  • Beale & Co appoints insurance lawyer Jackie Cunningham as senior associate | Irish Legal News 
  • Kayvon Beykpour, who led Twitter's consumer division, and Bruce Falck, who oversaw revenue, both tweeted on Thursday that the departures were not their decisions 
  • Solicitor vanished after SRA probed missing deposit monies | Law Gazette 
  • Data protection consultancy launches ABS to offer legal advice - Legal Futures 
  • #Rwandan genocide fugitive Protais Mpiranya confirmed dead 
  • Under Boris Johnson, the rights of working women have become a feeble joke 
  • A 15-year-old girl who has been missing for 15 days has been found at an address in Bristol, police have said. Madison or Maddie, was the subject of a large police search when she disappeared after leaving her house in the Southmead area on 26 April 
  • Rebekah Vardy appears to accept agent leaked information to press