3rd November - Law News

Edition 4329: 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: As the violence continues in the Middle East, Jewish and Muslim communities in Scotland have spoken out about their fears of a rise in anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.

Focus of the Day Legal News:‘Men shouldn’t be the reference point for what success looks like’ - A panel of female law firm leaders discussed what makes good leadership and how to sustain progress made on diversity and inclusion at the IBA annual conference in Paris. 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
  • Third of High Court claims succeed, says new 'find a lawyer' site - Legal Futures
  • AI: Is the law ready? | Law Gazette
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority fines Kent law firm Rootes & Alliott where client account did not add up | Law Gazette
  • A children's cancer nurse who faked having her ex-partner's baby during lockdown has been given a suspended prison sentence. Alexandra Gregory, 25, from Redditch, sent Daniel Smith fake pregnancy scans and photos of a baby in intensive care
  • Men start earning more than women at the Bar from day one - Legal Futures
  • Actor Noel Clarke has said he will pursue his libel case against the Guardian at the High Court next year. It comes after a judge ruled the meaning of seven articles to be that there were strong grounds to believe he was guilty of sexual harassment
  • Nearly half of homebuyers say lawyers are too slow in responding - Legal Futures