Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 10 June 2019

Legal Profession

Criminal Bar strike vote

  • the first national day of action on 1st July, a whole profession walkout,
  • from 1st July indefinite no returns for prosecution and defence work,
  • thereafter we will hold a National Criminal Justice Summit,
  • then training days around the country in conjunction with solicitor groups; we will invite Judges, politicians and other key stakeholders to discuss key priorities for change in the Criminal Justice System.
  • we will issue protocols and guidance to ensure as far as possible no breach of the code of conduct.
  • we will convene a Heads of Chambers meeting, during the week of 3rd June, with dial in facilities to ensure nationwide participation, to discuss and calibrate future action beyond this.
  • action will escalate in due course if no progress has been made.

Judiciary

Recruitment crisis funding

Courts

Critique of CATOP Bill

Case updates

Boris Johnson MIPO claim quashed

Sally Challen retrial dropped

Dates and Deadlines

BIALL Annual Conference

London Legal Walk

Journalists and legal bloggers attending family courts — A Workshop for lawyers

And finally…

Tweet of the week

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