6th November - Law News

Edition 3967: 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: With more than a million people expected to come to Qatar's FIFA World Cup, preparations for managing them are underway. A three-day festival is taking place in Lusail City, where the final will be held, to see how it will cope. Friday night was South Asia Night.  

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • SDT lifts restriction on solicitor holding management position in firms - Legal Futures 
  • Thousands join London protest calling for general election and demanding resignation from home secretary Suella Braverman
  • Women barristers earn one third less than their male colleagues, Bar Council analysis has found| NLJ
  • A&L Goodbody appoints Amy Martin to pro bono team | Irish Legal News
  • Supreme Court will not hear appeal on professional tribunal members' pay - Legal Futures 
  • The decline of local newspapers has resulted in court proceedings being less visible to the public, and digital media has so far failed to fill the gap, a parliamentary committee has warned | NLJ
  • The Law Society has called on the government to prioritise reform of the Mental Health Act, after official statistics revealed Black British people continue to be disproportionately detained and compulsorily treated | NLJ 
  • Scottish Legal Complaints Commission welcomes new board members | Scottish Legal News 
  • Lawyers should "actively advise" clients on their environmental impact - Legal Futures 
  • High Court: Verdict of unlawful killing will be open to jury in Stardust inquest | Irish Legal News 
  • A #US judge has ruled that an independent monitor should be appointed to oversee the Trump Organization’s finances to “ensure there is no further fraud or illegality” pending the outcome of a $250 million lawsuit | Scottish Legal News
  • The firebombing of an immigration processing centre was motivated by extreme right-wing terrorist ideology, police have said. Andrew Leak, 66, from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, threw up to three incendiary devices 
  • Clyde & Co calls for greater diversity and inclusion in Northern Ireland law firms | Irish Legal News 
  • Professional services MDP in process of buying law firms - Legal Futures 
  • Detainees armed with various weaponry caused a disturbance at a London immigration removal centre during a power outage. No one was injured during the incident at the Harmondsworth detention centre in West London, the Home Office claims 
  • An Bord Plean├íla chairperson to retire early on personal grounds | Irish Legal News 
  • Northern Ireland’s compensation increase for bereaved relatives ‘is not enough’ | Irish Legal News
  • Eric Allison: warm, polite and tireless - Andrew Neilson of the Howard League for Penal Reform remembers a sympathetic campaigner and journalist 
  • Nick Kyrgios has settled a legal case with a spectator he accused of being "drunk out of her mind" during the Wimbledon final
  • Convicted murderers and drug dealers who have recently left prison in #Russia face being conscripted to fight in Ukraine under a change to the law