13th September - Law News

Edition 3913: 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: It's quite a week for a new Metropolitan Police Commissioner to start work. As Sir Mark Rowley took charge at Scotland Yard today, he promised “more trust and higher standards” from the Met, which is currently in special measures. This evening, as the family of Chris Kaba, a 24-year-old shot dead last week gathered for a vigil, the Met Police confirmed the firearms officer involved in his shooting has been suspended from duty.

Focus of the Day Article: Property investor accused of shutting down criticism over £10,000 courses. Samuel Leeds’s lawyers sent accusing letter to sister of soldier who killed himself but they deny he is stifling criticism. Full story - Guardian Law

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • NGT orders Maharashtra government to pay ₹12,000 crore compensation for improper waste management | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/qwVtdhMETD
  • What do lawyers say will improve their work/life balance? - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/AL12xqtiJ
  • Regional NQ pay hits all-time high of £81k in Osborne Clarke salary hike - Legal Cheek https://t.co/dvzBKtEO0
  • Fifty million people trapped in modern slavery, report says https://t.co/nvX3n1rnlr
  • Lord Reed spotted on University Challenge - Legal Cheek https://t.co/XUEVBgeqO
  • Commercial Courts Act does not divest powers of High Court to appoint arbitrator: Bombay High Court | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/nAEVIosH2n
  • Recently retired district District Court judge Julie Dick SC has been appointed to conduct a review of Queensland’s serious and organised crime laws - Lawyers Weekly #Australia https://t.co/7FXEpmKhkm
  • Tony Paris, one of the three men wrongly convicted of the 1988 murder of Cardiff woman Lynette White, has died. Mr Paris, Yusef Abdullahi and Stephen Miller, who became known as the "Cardiff Three", were jailed in 1990 but cleared at the Court of Appeal https://t.co/ygURIYtADB
  • 'I got into law school. Any advice or tips?' - Legal Cheek https://t.co/tITzo3BGKG
  • Five years, six Chief Justices: What will the Supreme Court Collegium look like till 2027? | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/1zKKB4QFJ
  • The Corporate Counsel Show: Finding freedom as a lawyer - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/qfFyA5DvT
  • Crimes committed in pursuit of principles may not harm your career, according to new SRA guidance - Legal Cheek https://t.co/ExRMhcUDCu
  • SEBI order no bar on initiation of CIRP: NCLT orders insolvency process against Pancard Clubs | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/z5w9Qj7BY6 
  • President Biden has paid tribute to those who lost their lives on the 21st anniversary of the September 11 attacks on US soil. In his speech, Mr Biden referenced a message sent from the late Queen Elizabeth II at the time https://t.co/LNLJKA3rjP 
  • Legal Lightbulbs: Is ‘quiet quitting’ a good thing for the profession? - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/2c5Wsg0Mlq
  • The role of a restructuring lawyer amid global economic uncertainty - Legal Cheek https://t.co/aMHNbo4TDB
  • What top City partners would tell themselves if they were starting their TCs now - Legal Cheek https://t.co/Gq1ZaPogYV
  • Public offering prayers at funeral of militant not anti-national activity: Jammu & Kashmir High Court | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/VoEySIk3bt