8th November - Law News

Edition 4334: 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: Skatteforvaltningen (Respondent) v Solo Capital Partners LLP and others (Appellant)

Focus of the Day Legal News: It would not be contentious to suggest that solicitors, both as individuals and as firms, are naturally risk averse. Perhaps this is understandable from a profession that is dealing with the very precise matters of law and customarily paying huge attention to detail. Full story - Legal Futures  
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
  • Scottish former sheriff fined over ‘crass, offensive’ remarks about pornography
  • Most clients do not believe law firms “genuinely committed” to ESG - Legal Futures
  • Mediation talks in Brazil between mining giants and government could end South American proceedings over Mariana dam collapse | Law Gazette
  • Judge rejects firm's bid to increase bill after LeO agreement - Legal Futures
  • Labour MP Imran Hussain has quit Sir Keir Starmer's shadow ministerial team over his desire to "strongly advocate for a ceasefire" in Gaza. Mr Hussain was the shadow minister for the New Deal for Working People
  • Ireland’s national DNA database now has over 73,000 individual profiles and assisted in nearly 800 criminal investigations last year | Irish Legal News
  • High Court rejects 'fishing expedition' from former client for disclosure of law firm's call recordings | Law Gazette