16th January - Law News

Edition 4038: 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: Members of the NI Policing Board told investigative news and analysis website The Detail that they continue to have concerns despite the force establishing a new “accountability panel” last year. A total of 27 children were strip searched by the PSNI in 2021, of whom only one was accompanied by an appropriate adult. Items of interest were found in three cases; drugs on two occasions and a mobile phone on the other. Full story - Irish Legal News
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Chair of the Bar for 2023, Nick Vineall KC, delivers his inaugural speech at Middle Temple on 10 January 2023, prioritising independence, remuneration, regulation, and diversity at the Bar in the year ahead.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Bitcoin millionaire to fight contempt charge over judgment 'leak' | Law Gazette 
  • Only Hindus can marry under Hindu Marriage Act: Supreme Court on plea by Indian-American Christian man seeking quashing of case | Bar & Bench #India 
  • 'We owe it to our history': 250-year-old law firm vows to survive Metamorph collapse | Law Gazette 
  • Slaughters makes ‘Bring Your Dog To Work Day’ permanent after successful summer trial - Legal Cheek
  • ‘Wings like cracked eggshells’: Richard Branson faces turbulence over safety of space flights 
  • Land Registry updates conveyancers on performance | Law Gazette 
  • Davis Polk latest US player to bump London NQ salaries to £165k - Legal Cheek
  • Rethinking the role of the lawyer - Lawyers Weekly
  • Hindu mythology considers women who sacrifice their lives for welfare of husband's families at par with God: Madras High Court | Bar & Bench #India
  • What does digital transformation mean for women in law? - Legal Cheek 
  • Not enough boutique firm owners appreciate that contracts are inextricably linked not only to the day-to-day success of a business but also to an optimal client experience. This has to change - Lawyers Weekly
  • 'Pull out all the stops' to retain talent, GCs told | Law Gazette 
  • How to turn your STEM background into a training contract - Legal Cheek 
  • A Conservative think tank has said the welfare system is not providing enough support for people, and has called for the introduction of a "minimum income"
  • Suella Braverman tells Holocaust survivor she will not apologise for ‘invasion’ rhetoric - Joan Salter, 83, said language over migration was akin to what the Nazis used to justify murdering her family 
  • White & Case retains 18 out of 23 spring qualifying trainees - Legal Cheek 
  • Hong Kong activist's London lawyers receive rape and death threats | Law Gazette 
  • More than 80,000 #Israeli protesters have rallied in Tel Aviv against plans by the new right-wing coalition government to overhaul the judiciary. The reforms would make it easier for parliament to overturn Supreme Court rulings, among other things 
  • Bridging the gap: Size shouldn't be bar to social mobility progress | Law Gazette
  • #Romanian police seize luxury cars from Andrew Tate's property
  • Euston shooting: Girl, 7, and five others injured near church