12th May - Law News

Edition 4520: 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: Davies (Respondent) v Bridgend County Borough Council (Appellant). The issue is: Were the lower courts correct to decide that loss suffered by the Respondent, in the form of diminution in value of the Respondent's property as a result of the encroachment of Japanese knotweed from the Appellant's land, was caused by the Appellant's breach of duty in failing to treat the knotweed, in circumstances where the encroachment first arose before the Appellant's breach?

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
  • World governing body Fifa is facing the threat of legal action from world players’ union Fifpro and the World Leagues Association – which includes the Premier League – if it continues with plans to host a 32-team Club World Cup at the end of next season
  • Chatteris in Bloom members have won gold at Britain in Bloom, but were told by Cambridgeshire County Council they could no longer put their baskets on lampposts until they took a £165 safety course
  • A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a woman who was stabbed near a bus stop in north-west London. The woman, in her 60s, was treated by paramedics at the scene in Edgware but died shortly before midday
  • Marc Conway risked his life to stop the London Bridge terror attack. Why did he fear being sent to prison for it?
  • Rising insolvency numbers translate to case records at listed funder - Legal Futures
  • New law firm owners based in Nottingham and Lincoln shun billable hours model for all-round service | Law Gazette
  • ‘It’s not human’: What a French doctor saw in Gaza as #Israel invaded Rafah. When asked about the conditions of the hospitals he worked in, Dr Lahna is pained by the memories of the sick, wounded and dying