11th March - Law News

Edition 4092: 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: A day after the India's Rajasthan police detained BJP leader Kirodi Lal Meena, the violent element of the ultra-conservative party workers held another protest in Jaipur today. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot accused Mr Meena of using the widows for political gains. Mr Meena, in turn, has accused the police of "trying to kill him". The protests turned violent today as the protesters were marching towards Mr Gehlot's residence

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Family firm with lofty ambitions buys up another practice | Law Gazette
  • Barcelona football club have been charged with corruption over payments the club made to Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, a former vice-president of #Spain's referees' committee 
  • The National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) is investigating potential food fraud involving pre-packed sliced beef which was labelled as British but came from South America and Europe 
  • New duty on licensed conveyancers to treat customers fairly - Legal Futures
  • Fall in cost of training fails to impress bar students | Law Gazette
  • Cybersecurity unicorn Armis hires first CLO ahead of planned IPO - The Global Legal Post
  • The final three members of a money laundering gang which also stole £10m of UK taxpayers' money after taking advantage of a covid loan scheme, have been sentenced
  • Two leading Ohio Republicans found guilty in $60m bribery scheme - Ex-House speaker Larry Householder and ex-state Republican party chair Matt Borges convicted in Ohio’s largest corruption case#US 
  • Barcelona football club have been charged with corruption over payments the club made to Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, a former vice-president of #Spain's referees' committee
  • Gary Lineker is to step back from presenting Match of the Day until an agreement is reached on his social media use, a Tory favouring BBC has said. It follows an impartiality row over comments he made criticising the government's new asylum policy 
  • Bar courses still unaffordable, students tell regulator - Legal Futures 
  • Teenage colleague 'instigated' sex fantasy, lawyer tells tribunal | Law Gazette
  • Protesters stood outside an empty pub on Friday morning to rally against a non-existent drag event. Turning Point UK had organised a demonstration at The Great Exhibition pub in East Dulwich for 11:00 GMT 
  • Woman and two boys found at house - Police were called to Mayfield Road in Belvedere at about 11:50 GMT on Thursday where they found the bodies of a 47-year-old woman and two boys aged nine and seven
  • Police have released an image of a man detectives want to speak to after an 82-year-old man was set alight outside a mosque in west London. The elderly man was attacked on Singapore Road in West Ealing
  • Defence secretary says US ‘disturbed’ by Israeli settler violence - Lloyd Austin meets senior #Israeli officials as protesters rally against the government’s controversial judicial reforms 
  • Why access to legal aid is impossible for those who need it most 
  • High Court ruling expected to widen scope of legal aid for parents | Law Gazette
  • Clients “holding City law firms to account on diversity” - Legal Futures 
  • Video shot by an eyewitness appears to show a person firing a weapon through a window at a Jehovah's Witness centre in Hamburg, #Germany 
  • Ministers are staging another Brexit coup – and only the House of Lords can save us 
  • Law Society agenda encompasses LPA and Mental Health Act reform | Law Gazette
  • Solicitor struck off after investing client money into scam scheme | Law Gazette 
  • Killer exposed himself to Libby Squire weeks before murder, mother believes
  • Solicitor lost £230k of client money after falling for investment scam - Legal Futures
  • Boris Johnson nominates Daily Mail chief Paul Dacre for peerage for second time - Placing of media boss on resignation honours list despite previous rejection puts Rishi Sunak in difficult position
  • Meta to review moderation of Arabic word ‘shaheed’ - The word, which translates as ‘martyr’, accounts for more content removals on the company’s platforms than any other word
  • Trump told of possible criminal charges for paying off Stormy Daniels – The ex-president has been given a chance to testify next week before a grand jury listening to evidence in the possible case #US
  • Three wounded in Tel Aviv shooting, #Israeli police say - Israeli police said the assailant has been ‘neutralised’ after he opened fire near a cafĂ© on Dizengoff Street