17th September - Law News

Edition 3917: 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: In India, a pregnant woman died after she was allegedly mowed down under the wheels of a tractor by a recovery agent of a finance company in the Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Maireadh Dale joins Matheson as banking partner | Irish Legal News
  • Work piling up for in-house lawyers | Law Gazette
  • Scotland’s international crime writing festival has returned with an impressive line-up of international and local authors during its 10th annual outing in Stirling | Scottish Legal News
  • FLAC chief Éilís Barry appointed adjunct professor at UCC School of Law | Irish Legal News
  • Two women were allegedly sexually assaulted in the queue to attend the Queen's lying-in-state, a court heard. Adio Adeshine is accused of exposing himself and pushing into the mourners from behind
  • Keystone reports dip in profits despite revenue increase | Law Gazette 
  • Disability awareness "often the poor relation" at Bar and in courts - Legal Futures
  • [Hijab Case] Karnataka High Court judgment hurtful, deeply offensive: Senior Advocate Colin Gonsalves argues before Supreme Court | Bar & Bench #India
  • A 22-year-old #Iranian woman has died days after being arrested by morality police for allegedly not complying with strict rules on head coverings. Eyewitnesses said Mahsa Amini was beaten while inside a police van 
  • Biden vows to combat ‘venom and violence’ of white supremacy #US 
  • Patricia Kerr, a solicitor and well-known legal costs consultant in Belfast, has passed away | Irish Legal News
  • #Ukraine says hundreds of graves have been found outside Izyum, days after it was re-taken from Russia. Wooden crosses, most of them marked with numbers, were discovered in a forest outside the city by advancing Ukrainian forces
  • A former BBC radio presenter found guilty of stalking four people including broadcaster Jeremy Vine has been jailed for five and a half years. Alex Belfield, who now runs a YouTube channel, stalked his victims by harassing them online
  • Protesters in Wales stood next to Cardiff Castle gates, and another group opposite held up placards saying "no to monarchy, no to Charles" and "democracy now" following Charles II's visit
  • Ince hands back first acquisition to owners as it gets back to core legal work - Legal Futures
  • Ince gives back tax consultancy firm to original vendors | Law Gazette 
  • ‘Out of respect’: the worst examples of public mourning for the Queen 
  • #France violated the rights of French women it refuses to repatriate from detention camps in north-east Syria, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled | Scottish Legal News
  • A Chinese government delegation has been banned from attending the lying-in-state of Queen Elizabeth II: House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle refused a request for access to Westminster Hall due to Chinese sanctions against five MPs and two peers
  • New prisoner complaints system delayed by pandemic | Irish Legal News
  • #US federal judge Raymond Dearie has been chosen to review the files seized in the FBI's search of former US President Donald Trump's Florida home. Mr Dearie, 78, will be "special master"
  • SRA to replace Solicitors Indemnity Fund with in-house scheme - Legal Futures 
  • Facebook groups are using the carrot emoji to hide anti-vax content from automated moderation tools
  • Two police officers have been taken to hospital after being stabbed in central London, the Metropolitan Police says. The stabbing took place near Leicester Square at 06:00 BST and is not thought to be terror-related
  • Delays in our civil courts have now reached crisis point | Law Gazette 
  • Liz Truss to lift fracking ban ‘despite little progress on earthquake risk’ 
  • BSB to use 'marginalised by race' as way to describe minority groups - Legal Futures
  • Probation Service playing bigger role in developing new legislation | Irish Legal News
  • The new legal year is fast approaching and that means a new cohort of devils will begin their careers at the Bar | Irish Legal News
  • Family lawyer Emma Jamison returns from London to join Belfast-based MKB Law | Irish Legal News