12th September - Law News

Edition 3912: 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: Charles III swore an oath as he was proclaimed as King at a ceremony at St James's Palace. Charles became king immediately following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, but a historic meeting formally confirmed his role on Saturday. 

Focus of the Day Article: Digitalisation of conveyancing tasks peaks at the post-completion stage but there is scope for significantly more digitalisation at the pre-completion and client onboarding stage. Full story - New Law Journal

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Ropes & Gray lawyer roasts Netflix hit show's portrayal of City law life - Legal Cheek 
  • ‘King Charles is a different kettle of fish’: Britain’s republicans believe their time will come 
  • Womble Bond Dickinson ups NQ pay to £78,000 - Legal Cheek
  • Darius Campbell Danesh died of accidental inhalation of chloroethane 
  • Instances of bias are “incredibly rare” in #Australia’s judicial system. However, given Australians’ right to independent and impartial hearings, it is imperative for lawyers to understand and appreciate how best to serve their clients - Lawyers Weekly 
  • Woman arrested after protester holds anti-monarchy sign in Edinburgh: The proclamation was one of three taking place in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on Sunday
  • Champagne and cigars are just fine. It’s Thérèse Coffey’s views on abortion that worry me 
  • Hogan Lovells announces 83% trainee retention rate - Legal Cheek 
  • Trend to level allegations against judges when litigants don't like order: Supreme Court | Bar & Bench #India 
  • Why I’ve started an equine law firm - Lawyers Weekly #Australia 
  • Supreme Court Confirms Correct Approach to Deportation Cases - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • Raab’s legacy project Bill of Rights Bill shelved - Legal Cheek
  • Two Trump officials subpoenaed for fundraising to undermine elections #US
  • Lawyers enter new era of KCs and Rex v. criminal prosecutions - Legal Cheek 
  • Hold Public Prosecutor Recruitment exam in Marathi also: Bombay High Court to Maharashtra | Bar & Bench #India 
  • Flos Greig was the first woman to practise law in #Australia; special legislation had to be passed in order for her to practice — dubbed the Flos Greig Enabling Act - Lawyers Weekly 
  • The Weekly Round-up: Truss to review workers' rights; drive for recruitment in health and social care; storm overflows and damage to rivers - UK Human Rights Blog 
  • In a statement issued first to Lawyers Weekly, the #Australian Bar Association (ABA) has confirmed that persons appointed as QCs will automatically become KCs, following the accession to the throne of King Charles III - Lawyers Weekly 
  • Suella Braverman bags top job in Truss government - Legal Cheek 
  • Supreme Court's Justice Hemant Gupta: Spotlight this week | Bar & Bench #India
  • School Mock Court Case Project seeks tutors | Scottish Legal News