14th June - Law News

Edition 3822: 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: The Bar Council's seminar led by expert representatives from the Legal Aid Agency, specialist publicly-funded chambers and solicitors’ associations on how to receive payments faster and reduce the risk of your fees being rejected.

Focus of the Day Article: The multimillionaire Brexit backer Arron Banks has lost his libel action against the Observer and Guardian journalist Carole Cadwalladr, in a significant decision for public interest journalism. Banks, who funded the pro-Brexit Leave.EU campaign group, sued Cadwalladr personally over two instances in which she said the businessman was lying about his relationship with the Russian state – one in a Ted Talk and the other in a tweet. Full story - Guardian Law
Saturday Conversations on Law

  • 11 new heads of legal practice take to Slater and Gordon - Lawyers Weekly #Australia https://t.co/77gZuhiC8Q
  • Junior lawyer quits profession to become pet psychic - Legal Cheek https://t.co/hsfDJGjK5f
  • 50 important arbitration judgments by Indian courts [January-May 2022] | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/ImZDtLnXO
  • Tributes pour in for ‘incredibly gifted’ law lecturer - Legal Cheek https://t.co/BqNwAfu8xH
  • Parliament's standards commissioner is investigating whether Labour leader Starmer broke the rules by being late in registering earnings and gifts. MPs must declare within 28 days any interest which might be reasonably considered to influence their actions https://t.co/ye3x1kQ9uK
  • University of Canberra Law School senior lecturer Dr Cristy Clark discusses what is meant by the idea of water being a basic human right - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/xu21NKfV7G
  • Ex-magic circle heavyweight takes up ministerial role at MoJ - Legal Cheek https://t.co/W6kMNXc0CE
  • Actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed. The 62-year-old has also been charged with causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent https://t.co/vse3XnMCvs
  • Don't insist on certified copies of orders; downloaded copies attested by lawyer sufficient: Himachal Pradesh High Court | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/fKoVjTs73p 
  • The government's first flight taking asylum seekers to Rwanda can go ahead on Tuesday, appeal court judges say. It supports a previous decision by the High Court that it was in the "public interest" for the government to carry out its policies https://t.co/YvsNzyLwaE
  • Life after Guantanamo: 'We are still in jail' https://t.co/phZjebgE2r
  • 'Toxic' work culture deters three-quarters of lawyers from accepting job offers - Legal Cheek https://t.co/vWCc8fAi8N 
  • Saving money by WFH: Who’s benefiting and how - Lawyers Weekly #Australia https://t.co/YKAmLdQsBq
  • Bodies have been found in the search for a journalist and indigenous expert missing in the Amazon, local media say. Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira went missing while travelling by boat on a reporting trip in Brazil's remote Amazon rainforest on 5 June https://t.co/AMShhLKU5j 
  • Applications now open for The Legal Cheek UK Virtual Law Fair - Legal Cheek https://t.co/Xu5EernHQj
  • Brexit campaigner Arron Banks loses Russia libel case against Carole Cadwalladr - he claimed he was defamed after comments Ms Cadwalladr made about his relationship with the Russian state https://t.co/nniIAj75hZ 
  • The global push for human rights charters has stalled, with the United Kingdom discussing leaving the European Convention on Human Rights - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/Z6QpX9IDow 
  • Justice SS Shinde bench of Bombay High Court sits till 8.30 pm today, hears 215 cases | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/qZ3x0IWLvd
  • Johnny Depp’s lawyer bags partner promotion following Heard trial win - Legal Cheek https://t.co/NoPLfN7K34
  • ‘Landmark’ Hong Kong ruling has global implications for contract disputes - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/8obqvDHucA
  • Woman can't be compelled to go to work merely because she is educated: Bombay High Court | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/qTUvSqR4p
  • Top quality work with scenic surroundings: What the South West has to offer young lawyers - Legal Cheek https://t.co/RCJ3BL1HsG
  • New LawPod UK Episode: A Duty To Offer Alternatives? With John Whitting QC - UK Human Rights Blog https://t.co/irrI7uQJDi
  • Google was hit with a $715,000 defamation payout to the former NSW deputy premier – here, we explain how the judge reached his decision and why it may not be the end of the matter - Lawyers Weekly #Australia https://t.co/2SzF3LChwp
  • Mishcon shelves floatation plans - Legal Cheek https://t.co/rmi4KrEZc4
  • Delhi High Court directs ED to expeditiously fill up vacancies in Adjudicatory Authority under PMLA | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/rfhJcv6MOL
  • Why I chose to do my training contract in-house - Legal Cheek https://t.co/qd26YiUNE3
  • Clifford Chance appoints first global head of wellbeing and employee experience - Legal Cheek https://t.co/5kbB5ku8DT 
  • New legislation to change post-Brexit trade arrangements will not break international law, the Northern Ireland secretary has said https://t.co/q8iEy3CLsa
  • Security forces in #India have forcefully demolished the homes of several Muslim figures falsely linked to riots triggered by derogatory remarks about the Prophet Mohammed https://t.co/wUKeWYQtGR 
  • Racism for sale to the #Chinese market - The African kids repeat the words with smiles and enthusiasm — but they don't understand that what they're being told to say is " I am a black monster and my IQ is low." https://t.co/RyWrVg6pZk