4th March - Law News

Edition 4085: 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: District collectors in some Tamil Nadu districts in India have issued written appeals in Hindi after rumours about attacks on migrants, especially those from Bihar. The state police chief issued a denial saying videos circulating on social media were false, but with the rumours unrelenting new measures are being taken.

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • EU drops investigation into Apple in-app payments system | Scottish Legal News
  • Barrister arrested after climbing tree to stop "unlawful" felling - Legal Futures
  • Irish lawyer appointed to prestigious role at American Bar Association | Irish Legal News
  • Supervising solicitor 'manipulated and controlled' female colleague, tribunal hears | Law Gazette
  • Larysa Zhdankina: From Kyiv to Glasgow – one lawyer’s journey | Scottish Legal News
  • LPA reforms 'will generate legal services competition' | Law Gazette 
  • TLT grows corporate team in Edinburgh with appointment of Douglas Roberts | Scottish Legal News
  • Reality TV contestant Stephen Bear has been jailed for 21 months for sharing a private video of him having sex with his ex-partner 
  • International firm faces negligence claim after losing time-bar fight | Law Gazette
  • Raab considers “cost shifting” to keep family law cases out of court - Legal Futures
  • Manchester firm unveils plans to recruit 150 new staff | Law Gazette 
  • Callan Tansey promotes Joanne Leetch to senior associate | Irish Legal News 
  • Agile working policy attracts talent to Anderson Strathern | Scottish Legal News
  • National firm gives staff free stake in the business | Law Gazette 
  • A court in #Belarus has sentenced Nobel Peace Prize winner Ales Bialiatski to 10 years in prison. He was convicted of smuggling and financing "actions grossly violating public order", the Viasna human rights group said
  • Messages published by the Telegraph seem to show Matt Hancock and Simon Case joking about travellers being "locked up" in "shoe box" hotel rooms in quarantine during lockdown
  • ChatGPT fails solicitor’s conveyancing test - Legal Futures 
  • South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh found guilty of murdering his wife and son to distract from his multi-million dollar financial crimes. The jury deliberated for less than three hours before convicting , 54, of two counts of murder #US 
  • Tory Party deputy chairman Lee Anderson has said he has sympathy with people protesting outside hotels providing refuge for asylum seekers. A spate of violent far-right protests have been organised at hotels across the country in recent weeks 
  • Jacqueline Moore joins Thorntons | Scottish Legal News 
  • JUSTICE to intervene in case of woman refused entry to UK over national security | Irish Legal News
  • Hallissey & Partners LLP promotes Maura Crean to partner | Irish Legal News
  • Barrister misled court into removing child from father - Legal Futures 
  • Matheson promotes 14 lawyers to partner | Irish Legal News 
  • Constance Marten and Mark Gordon charged with gross negligence manslaughter
  • 'My Friday prison release led to a disastrous mistake'