22nd November - Law News

Edition 3983: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011.

Focus of the Day Article: A proposal for a fatal accident inquiry into a tragic collision involving of RAF Lossiemouth-based Tornado jets has been rejected by Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain KC. Full story - Scottish Legal News
Today's Highlighted Video Story: An earthquake on the main Indonesian island of Java has killed at least 162 people and injured hundreds, regional governor Ridwan Kamil has said. The 5.6 magnitude quake struck Cianjur town in West Java, at a shallow depth of 10km (six miles), according to US Geological Survey data. Scores of people were taken to hospital, with many treated outside. Rescuers worked into the night to try to save others thought to still be trapped under collapsed buildings.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Protégé: Navigating neurodivergence and supporting emerging lawyers - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/lCkJTpWW4G 
  • Legal workers 'actively ignoring' hybrid policies, report finds - Legal Cheek https://t.co/7NXygZNmlv
  • Madras High Court restrains over 12,000 websites from illegally broadcasting FIFA World Cup 2022 | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/pM5MkElcnK
  • Human rights lawyer cycles 1,250 miles back to UK after delivering aid to Ukraine - Legal Cheek https://t.co/oHOJgP7RiU 
  • [Teen footballer Priya death] No anticipatory bail to accused doctors before investigation is complete: Madras High Court | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/wRs7ZtjtmV
  • Only 10 Met officers out of 412 investigated over alleged online abuse have been fired - Revelations that vast majority were instead given written warnings will raise fresh concerns about the force https://t.co/L4tKFWlU1U
  • Squires joins firms launching in Dublin - Legal Cheek https://t.co/h2cLCeCUcV
  • An MP breached Parliament's code of conduct over a £150,000 loan from a Russian-born businessman, a watchdog has ruled. Tory David Warburton failed to declare a loan given to him by Roman Joukovski via an off-shore trust while lobbying for the businessman https://t.co/1Yx6Ka1Ql6 
  • The Corporate Counsel Show: Bringing solutions and building confidence - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/kdxLnghWqT 
  • Shamima Begum was a victim of human trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation, a court has heard. She travelled to Syria in 2015, with her citizenship stripped on national security grounds in 2019 https://t.co/pNExkHSzcE
  • The UK will not pursue any post-Brexit relationship with the EU "that relies on alignment with EU laws", Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said https://t.co/C4fTDQfgxM
  • Beyond the SQE: the changing face of legal education - Legal Cheek https://t.co/4GGyrDkA5M 
  • Opportunities, challenges, and non-negotiables for sole practitioners - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/CfYFvL04s0
  • Ince offloads corporate advisor business – seven months after buying it - Legal Cheek https://t.co/N1JZoiWSBm
  • Protections for criminal defence lawyers to be enacted - Lawyers Weekly #Australia https://t.co/7q11HyOu3S
  • Ashurst hires professor to explore firm’s 200-year history - Legal Cheek https://t.co/AgWAshtd0z 
  • How should lawyers deal with their mistakes? - Lawyers Weekly https://t.co/hinNGlVHPT
  • Club Q Colorado shooting: Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers said one patron grabbed the attacker's own gun and hit him with it during the shooting in Club Q on Saturday night #US https://t.co/IGKqkgsXll
  • NHS leaders in Scotland have discussed abandoning the founding principles of the service by having the wealthy pay for treatment. A "two-tier" health service is mentioned in draft minutes of a meeting of NHS Scotland health board chief executives https://t.co/6TWQG1J6F
  • Barrister conducted 'hearing under an umbrella' due to leaky court roof, Bar Council report claims - Legal Cheek https://t.co/ZMRIsfCaB
  • The Weekly Round-up: Protest injunctions, EU law overhaul, and UN reviews human rights in UK - UK Human Rights Blog https://t.co/brQlOFjAq0
  • Late Guardian prisons correspondent receives outstanding journalism award: Criminal Justice Alliance honours Eric Allison, who died last month, as a ‘dedicated activist and penal reformer’ https://t.co/wnSTO5RQ5A
  • From paralegal to junior lawyer at a top US firm - Legal Cheek https://t.co/yyJuSDb6XQ
  • What it takes to make partner at a US firm’s London office - Legal Cheek https://t.co/yAf0Ghypf5
  • If lawyers go on strike, meet CJI against every Collegium decision, where will it lead to: Law Minister Kiren Rijiju | Bar & Bench #India https://t.co/r0bXzSn9c9 
  • Top commercial barrister triumphs in parking fine row - Legal Cheek https://t.co/Zf4suVzTRn 
  • Gwent Police: New messages reveal more misconduct allegations - The Welsh secretary has said he is "appalled" following fresh allegations of misconduct within a police force https://t.co/UCIsrOuimX
  • Full SQE1 scholarship up for grabs in ‘future of law’ essay competition - Legal Cheek https://t.co/RbzkhR1joF
  • A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two children died in a flat fire in Nottingham. The girls, aged three and one, died in hospital after the blaze in Fairlisle Close, Clifton, early on Sunday morning https://t.co/KkcH2etLz
  • Leeds Uni law student uses LLB skills to win court battle against former employer - Legal Cheek https://t.co/DF9v1b1zIi
  • At least five people have been killed and 25 injured after a gunman opened fire inside a gay club in the #US state of Colorado on Saturday night https://t.co/zdMpWJB2mV