26th May - Law News

Edition 4168: 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:  England & Wales law society unveils seasoned regulator as new board chair. Amerdeep Somal's portfolio of roles include financial services Complaints Commissioner and immigration judge. Full story - The Global Legal Post
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Michael Fanone, a former DC Metropolitan Police officer who was attacked by rioters on January 6th, reacts to the 18-year prison sentence handed down to Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes

A selection of important developments in the world of law and justice (for a comprehensive look at the news and events, please visit @theLawMap Twitter feed):

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • Suspension for bankrupt solicitor who continued to practise as locum - Legal Futures
  • Trainee solicitor awarded four weeks' pay after firm changed contract terms | Law Gazette
  • Conveyancers “refusing to handle high-rise transactions” - Legal Futures
  • A man has been arrested after a car crashed into the Downing Street gates. The Met Police said he was held on suspicion of criminal damage and dangerous driving, but the incident is not being treated as terror related
  • Environment for link-ups between lawyers and NHS "very favourable" - Legal Futures
  • Battle of the brands continues as Lidl seeks disclosure | Law Gazette
  • Government delays scrapping limitation period for child abuse cases | Law Gazette
  • Metropolitan Police: VIP abuse inquiry officer faces gross misconduct investigation
  • 'Skeleton in the cupboard' senior partner agrees strike-off | Law Gazette
  • Police have confirmed for the first time that officers were following two boys whose deaths just minutes later sparked a riot in Cardiff