11th January - Law News

Edition 4033: 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 Law News/Article: Legal regulators can reduce the amount of enforcement work they need to undertake if they can build enough trust that lawyers will approach them before things go wrong, an event has heard. Full story - Legal Futures

Today's Highlighted Video Story: The government calls it common sense - but Labour and the unions say it’s an attack on the fundamental freedoms of British workers. New powers to limit the impact of strikes in key sectors are something ministers 'don't want to use', said Grant Shapps today, but would help protect 'lives and livelihoods' amid waves of industrial action. Unions meanwhile said they'd challenge the legislation, as they held talks over a possible 'coordinated day of action'.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • JAC of all trades: should ministers pick judges? | Law Gazette 
  • My legal life: Laura Cameron, Pinsent Masons - Profile | Law Gazette 
  • Collaboration, not fear – how law firms should react to the rise of ALSPs - Legal Futures 
  • UK 'destination of choice' for mass actions | Law Gazette 
  • 'Work with us': Land Registry renews plea over requisitions | Law Gazette 
  • Fee-share practice brings whole firm on board for first time - Legal Futures
  • Iran hangings followed sham trials, say rights campaigners | Law Gazette
  • #US justice department is reviewing documents marked classified found in President Joe Biden's former office at a think tank, the White House says
  • The government will introduce a bill to Parliament on Tuesday which would ensure public sector services maintain minimum service levels during strike action
  • UK space launch: Historic Cornwall rocket launch ends in failure
  • Solicitor shifted client money around to cover mistakes - Legal Futures
  • SRA hires Ofwat director | Law Gazette 
  • Epic costs assessment ‘unprecedented’, says judge | Law Gazette 
  • Legal TV dramas “influence career choice” of law firm staff - Legal Futures
  • Retired solicitor agrees to quit roll over conflict of interest in defending bishop | Law Gazette
  • A teenager has admitted murdering a 14-year-old boy who was London's youngest stabbing victim in 2021. Jermaine Cools was attacked in a fight involving a number of people near West Croydon station in south London on 18 November 2021 
  • The boss of Brewdog has said he has paid out almost £500,000 to winners of the company's misleading "solid gold" beer can promotion
  • Lawyers have to play big role in defending democracy; rule of law being ignored: Indira Jaising | Bar & Bench #India
  • The lawfluencers to look out for in 2023 - Legal Cheek
  • High Courts in South consider it "sin" to keep first appeal pending for 5 years: Gujarat High Court Chief Justice Aravind Kumar | Bar & Bench #India