5th September - Law News

Edition 3904: 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: Engaging effectively with people who are vulnerable - Hints and Tips from the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority)

Focus of the Day Article: Shadow attorney general Emily Thornberry has called for junior associate prosecutors, who are regulated by CILEX, to be allowed to apply for Crown prosecutor positions, to help tackle the backlog of cases. Full story - New Law Journal

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Dara Calleary appointed as minister of state | Irish Legal News 
  • Victoria Police hit with capsicum spray class action - Lawyers Weekly #Australia
  • New appointments at Scottish Land Commission | Scottish Legal News
  • The Weekly Round-up: indefinite CBA strikes, Truss considers Article 16, and Spanish consent laws - UK Human Rights Blog
  • Bar of NI appoints Sinead McIvor as policy and communications manager | Irish Legal News
  • Looking for a new role? NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership could be the next step in your career | NLJ 
  • Kennedys increases NQ lawyer pay in London by 60% - Legal Cheek 
  • Muslim shop owner Abid Hussain is allowing his struggling customers to take essentials from his convenience store and pay for them when they can afford to at the Family Mart in Lingdale
  • Three prosecutions to be brought over Cookstown hotel deaths | Irish Legal News
  • MBM Commercial has announced several changes to senior leadership roles within the firm | Scottish Legal News 
  • Kent brewery hailed as Brexit ‘export champion’ has one EU customer left - The Old Dairy Brewery, named in a government video, has seen sales slump because of excessive paperwork
  • The Metropolitan Police must learn from the "appalling mistakes of the past", the home secretary has said. Priti Patel has written to incoming commissioner, Sir Mark Rowley, urging a "transformation" of the force
  • A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of trespass after a person was seen climbing The Shard building in central London. Metropolitan Police officers were called to the 1,017ft-tall (310m) skyscraper at 05:38 BST
  • What I wish I knew before applying for training contracts - Legal Cheek 
  • Ogier Leman appoints Laura Holtham as banking and finance partner | Irish Legal News
  • Cost of living crisis: 'I am worried my SQE maintenance grant isn't enough' - Legal Cheek 
  • Pandemic trainees begin careers at Lindsays | Scottish Legal News 
  • The family of a Sikh left for dead in an attack more than two months ago have appealed for help to catch his attacker. The 62-year-old was left with life-changing injuries and has been in hospital since the attack in the centre of Manchester on 23 June 
  • McCann FitzGerald announces three new of counsel appointments | Irish Legal News
  • [Private Unaided Schools] Service cases arising from contracts sans statutory force cannot be subject to Article 226 review: Supreme Court | Bar & Bench #India 
  • Tom Stocker: Crackdown on furlough fraud looms | Scottish Legal News
  • McCann FitzGerald announces three new of counsel appointments | Irish Legal News