10th November - Law News

Edition 4336: 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:  Commissioners for HMRC (Appellant) v Vermilion Holdings Ltd (Respondent) (Scotland)

Focus of the Day Legal News: Legal profession welcomes bill set to underscore London as leading arbitration hub. Bill implementing reform to Arbitration Act 1996 praised by arbitration professionals, but Bar Council hits back over underfunding of court system. Full story - The Global Legal Post  
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
  • With bursting jails and Europe’s longest sentences, the last thing the UK needs is more rightwing ‘reforms’
  • Barrister has suspension halved in High Court sanctions appeal | Law Gazette
  • Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has refused to back Suella Braverman's claims about police bias, as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak faces calls to sack her. Mr Hunt said the home secretary's comments in a Times article "are not words that I myself would have used"
  • CILEX members declare 'no confidence' in representative body after requesting SGM on SRA takeover | Law Gazette
  • Expert witnesses and costs lawyers join pro bono support scheme - Legal Futures
  • Prosecutor suspended after 'pursuing romantic interest' in defendant | Law Gazette
  • Judicial Appointments Commission 'regarded as a joke', solicitor candidate tells employment tribunal | Law Gazette