9th September - Law News

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Today's Highlighted Video Story: A sighting of escaped terror suspect Daniel Khalife is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police. Mr Khalife was reportedly seen walking away from the BidFood van near the Wandsworth roundabout, shortly after his escape from HMP Wandsworth. The Met is offering a reward of up to £20,000 for information that directly leads to his arrest. The 21-year-old is accused of trying to spy for an enemy state, understood to be Iran, and plotting a fake bomb hoax.

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
  • Fixed costs extension will mean a worse service. Clients need to be told | Law Gazette
  • Partner who lied to clinical negligence victim’s mother struck off - Legal Futures
  • Arundhati Roy on the G20 summit: ‘Don’t turn a blind eye to #India’s chaos’. From her New Delhi home, the acclaimed Indian writer and activist talks about the G20 summit and the state of India’s openly persecuted minorities
  • Rishi Sunak has been accused of leaving Jagtar Singh Johal to "rot in jail" in #India, after the Foreign Office ruled out intervening in the case. Mr Johal's brother Gurpeet said the government lacked the "political will" to get him home
  • Solicitor who received personal client payments in cash struck off | Law Gazette
  • DWP stops woman’s benefits after she said she worked one second over limit. Department cut off employment and support allowance when Liz, a single mother, accidentally said she worked 16 hours
  • At least 510 Ulez cameras stolen or vandalised between 1 April and the end of August this year, figures from the Metropolitan Police show. The force is dedicating a "significant amount" of resources to tackling Ulez camera-related crime