Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 29 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Businesses fear legal clashes as a result of Brexit [Financial Times]

Brexit can still be blocked, say constitutional lawyers [The Independent]

Labour officials receive legal advice on whether Jeremy Corbyn could stand for leadership re-election [The Independent]

Don’t rock the legal sector post-Brexit vote, pleads Law Society chief executive [City A.M.]

Bet365 faces legal action over delay in paying winning punter £54,000 [The Guardian]

The 2016 Abolition Act [Jack of Kent blog]

Trademark protection will cost more after Brexit says intellectual property lawyer [Dezeen]

Harry Potter star Rupert Grint sues HMRC for potential £1m tax refund [The Guardian]

Legal victory for Leicester City Council in landmark Israeli goods boycott battle [Leicester Mercury]

German court restarts trial after judge repeatedly nods off [Fox 5]

Free event: How to make it as a City lawyer — with the Black Solicitors Network [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Some girl got mega drunk at one of our vac scheme outings, stole a bottle of champagne, passed out/fainted in the toilets, was told to go home by both the rest of us and the bar staff, and then was bundled into a taxi and we never saw her again…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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Not Amused

You can’t use legal solutions to political problems.

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Lord Lyle of Loquatious BS

I have experienced judges nodding off and client’s too, the most spectacular being Afou Daras with huge snoring in the CA case of El Ali & Afou Daras v SSHD (UN intervening) circa 2004. This was totally Nick Blake’s fault. 3 hrs of loquacious BS. He’s now L.J. Blake.

C’est la vie

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Cammie

Thought it woundl’t to give it a shot. I was right.

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