1st March - Law News

Edition 4082: 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: The High Court has refused an application for an interlocutory injunction restraining An Coimisiún Le Rincí Gaelacha (CLRG) from pursuing disciplinary proceedings against an Irish dancing teacher. The plaintiff had been implicated as one of dozens of instructors involved in fixing dancing competitions by sending texts to judges. Full story Irish Legal News

Today's Highlighted Video Story: News Corp UK & Ireland Ltd (Appellant) v Commissioners for HMRC (Respondent) - The issue is: Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding that News Corp's supplies of digital issues of The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun and The Sun on Sunday were not supplies of "newspapers" within the meaning of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (the "VAT Act") such that they could not be zero-rated for Value Added Tax ("VAT") during the period 30 August 2010 – 4 December 2016.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Judge recuses himself in proceedings against Dechert ex-partner | Law Gazette
  • My legal life: Faris Amin, Capsticks - Profile | Law Gazette
  • Rugby liability ruling 'sets legal precedent' for sport claims, says lawyer | Law Gazette 
  • Carrot or stick? The future for AML supervision of the legal sector - Legal Futures
  • Sanction for judge who 'displayed subconscious bias' | Law Gazette 
  • Maths teacher accused of misgendering pupil on religious grounds - Joshua Sutcliffe denies regulator’s charge of prioritising his convictions over pupil’s interests 
  • City director gave 18-year-old tasks 'relating to sexual gratification', tribunal told | Law Gazette
  • The number of people sleeping rough in England rose by more than a quarter last year, official statistics suggest. On a single night in autumn, 3,069 people slept outside, 26% more than in 2021
  • The austerity-hit CPS can’t cope and people aren’t getting justice. We, the police, want the power to fix that 
  • SDT lifts restrictions on twice-fined solicitor despite SRA objection - Legal Futures 
  • Lawyer in the news: Lana Adamou, Liberty - Profile | Law Gazette 
  • ‘Like an animal’: Queensland boy, 13, spent months confined to cell for 20-24 hours a day #Australia
  • A double rapist who changed gender while waiting to stand trial has been jailed for eight years. Isla Bryson attacked two women in Clydebank and Glasgow in 2016 and 2019 while known as Adam Graham
  • Criminal legal aid decline resumes | Law Gazette
  • A woman who represented herself in court using 80-year-old contract legislation has beaten British Airways (BA) in a row over flight vouchers
  • Urgent search for baby as Constance Marten and Mark Gordon arrested 
  • Police should be given power to charge suspects, say senior officers in England
  • Litigator able to bring disability discrimination claim, tribunal rules - Legal Futures
  • Rugby player Levi Davis's disappearance is being examined by #Spanish detectives to establish whether a crime has been committed 
  • Mother in Law: Stuck in bad habits? Seek out small wins | Law Gazette 
  • A #Romanian court has rejected an appeal by Andrew Tate against his continued detention, ruling that he should remain in custody until 29 March 
  • Negligence claim against law firm to go ahead after limitation ruling - Legal Futures 
  • Ince results delayed again as fourth deadline passes | Law Gazette 
  • #Canada bans TikTok on government devices
  • Footing the bill for our own values | Law Gazette
  • IP law firm fails in bid to strike out 'secret commissions' claim - Legal Futures 
  • Wizz Air to suspend Moldova flights over airspace safety 
  • #Ukrainian Nobel peace laureate calls for special tribunal to try Putin