15th January - Law News

Edition 4037: 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: The Philippine Supreme Court has ruled that an 18-year-old agreement with China and Vietnam to search for oil in the South China Sea is unconstitutional. Analysts say the decision could jeopardise plans by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr to revive talks with Beijing on joint oil exploration. 

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Staff at employee-owned firm receive £3,600 profit shares in first year - Legal Futures 
  • Sheriff Lindsay Wood to retire amid Rangers controversy | Scottish Legal News
  • #Peru attorney general launches investigations into protest deaths
  • TLT boosts commercial offering with senior hires in Edinburgh | Scottish Legal News
  • Blixt to pay £22m for first two acquisitions as it builds national practice - Legal Futures
  • Four new partners appointed at Beauchamps | Irish Legal News
  • Solicitor’s legal spending platform raises $7m for further expansion - Legal Futures
  • Mulholland Law appoints legal executive to criminal defence team | Irish Legal News
  • Scotland’s first Green Freeports chosen | Scottish Legal News
  • Aberdeen firm Laurie and Company open Aboyne branch | Scottish Legal News
  • US to send delegation for law enforcement talks to #Cuba
  • Everton's board of directors will not attend Saturday's game against Southampton because of a "real and credible threat to their safety". The directors were advised not to attend Goodison Park following
  • #British-Iranian dual national Alireza Akbari, who was sentenced to death in Iran, has been executed. Mr Akbari's family had been asked to go to his prison for a "final visit" on Wednesday and his wife said he had been moved to solitary confinement
  • US-born princess vows to stay in Rome villa despite eviction order - Saga continues over property housing Caravaggio’s only ceiling fresco as fifth auction fails to attract bids
  • PSNI urged to end strip searching of children | Irish Legal News
  • Greek court rejects charges against aid workers - Lesbos court says cases brought against two dozen people have procedural flaws #Greece
  • Matthew Holmes BL: A question of questions — some recent case law | Irish Legal News
  • Lecturers urged to review assessments in UK amid concerns over new AI tool
  • Right to wild camp in England lost in Dartmoor court case
  • #US Supreme Court to consider religious discrimination case - The case involves a postal carrier who says he cannot work on Sunday due to his religious beliefs
  • You can’t stop the likes of Bridgen and Tate saying dangerous things – but you can take away their soapboxes
  • ‘Depraved’ builder who murdered two women is sentenced to at least 49 years in prison
  • Judge calls Trump’s attempt to dismiss E Jean Carroll rape lawsuit ‘absurd’ #US
  • ‘Utterly disgraceful’: new federal court rules limiting access to documents criticised by media union #Australia
  • Six-year-old Virginia boy’s backpack was searched before he shot his teacher #US