4th September - Law News

Edition 3903: 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: Dismissing concerns that Bangladesh could go the Sri Lanka way, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that despite the Covid-19 onslaught and the conflict in Ukraine, her country's economy continued to be in robust shape and that her regime exercised a high level of diligence when taking any loans

Saturday Conversations on Law

  • Douglas Waddell: Professional Standards Authority successfully appeals Medical Practitioners Tribunal decision | Scottish Legal News
  • National firm reduces losses after a year of cuts and closures | Law Gazette
  • Australia firm eyes London - and looks to bring over UK lawyers | Law Gazette
  • How much is that law firm in the window? - Legal Futures
  • Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP welcomes new trainees | Scottish Legal News
  • Magistrates' court staff to strike for nine days this month | Law Gazette 
  • A pilot who circled above a Mississippi city for hours and threatened to crash into a branch of Walmart has landed the plane safely after talks with police #US
  • A round-up of human rights stories from around the world | Irish Legal News
  • Ex-director given another chance to appeal eight-year-old ET judgment | Law Gazette
  • Listed MDP that started life as law firm raises £9.2m to fund growth - Legal Futures
  • 'Big Four' Japanese law firm opens London office | Law Gazette 
  • Bar of NI appoints Sinead McIvor as policy and communications manager | Irish Legal News
  • ICO probes court staff instruction to report striking barristers to Raab - Legal Futures
  • Ex-Reed Smith partner faces SDT for 'billing clients for personal expenses' | Law Gazette
  • New judicial complaints reviewer appointed | Scottish Legal News
  • Mahmood Mattan, a British Somali and former seaman, was hanged in 1952 after he was wrongly convicted of killing shopkeeper Lily Volpert in her store in Cardiff
  • Bus journeys in England will be capped at £2 from January to March next year in a bid to ease the rising cost of living, the government has said. The £60m plan could see some passengers save more than £3 per single bus ticket 
  • Time taken to get civil cases to trial reaches all-time high - Legal Futures
  • Raab made 'direct request' for striking barristers' names, CBA claims | Law Gazette 
  • Opinion: The truth about jurors and body language | Scottish Legal News 
  • SRA to show ‘discretion’ over solicitors with protest convictions | Law Gazette 
  • Convictions for peaceful protests "should not lead to regulatory action" - Legal Futures 
  • English solicitors could be given more advocacy rights under UK government plans to break the barristers’ strike, according to reports | Scottish Legal News
  • Obituary: Mala Wainwright, who has died aged 72, spent the last 14 years of her working life at the Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit (GMIAU), where she was considered part of the fabric of the organisation 
  • Liz Truss’s law and order policies ‘meaningless’, says police chief