13th November - Law News

Edition 3974: 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: Gold is one of Sudan’s key sources of revenue. But along the banks of the Sudanese Nile, residents are saying the toxic waste from mining operations is ruining their harvests and killing their livestock.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Could 'unbundling' help prevent the access to justice gap widening? | Law Gazette 
  • Regulators made 163 visits to law firms in connection with suspected anti-money laundering breaches last year, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has reported | NLJ 
  • #Canadian law society allows listed DWF to overcome ban on buying firm - Legal Futures
  • MoJ makes late U-turn on how to extend fixed costs | Law Gazette 
  • The cost-of-living crisis provided a focus for this year’s Pro Bono Week, with lawyers attending a wide range of events | NLJ
  • ‘He spent years fighting for the voiceless’: memories of prisons correspondent Eric Allison
  • Family court backlog climbs to 110,000 | Law Gazette 
  • Court of Appeal expedites hearing of whiplash mixed claim test cases - Legal Futures 
  • Major reforms to the system for recovering the proceeds of crime have been set out by the Law Commission | NLJ
  • Court hearing adjourned after firm faced six-week wait to see prisoner | Law Gazette
  • Criminal solicitor fined £40k for pro bono work in family dispute - Legal Futures
  • The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill could have a devastating impact on legal certainty in the UK, lawyers have warned | NLJ
  • Bereaved parents' childcare petition to be debated by MPs 
  • A close-up view of judicial diversity