Morning round up: Friday 23 January

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By Thomas Connelly on

The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts

newspapers3Judge allows British MI5 agents to wear wigs and make-up while giving evidence in US court [The Mirror]

Quindell confirms Slater & Gordon is in talks to buy its legal arm after share price rises 15 per cent on rumours [City AM]

QC and former Home Secretary Leon Brittan dies [BBC News]

Rihanna wins £3million legal battle against high street chain Topshop as judge rules store did not have right to sell T-shirt her face on it without asking permission [Mail Online]

Q&A: What are the legal implications for Prince Andrew? [BBC News]

Super sewer legal challenge thrown out by judge because council submitted court papers one day late [Evening Standard]

German court rules that men can urinate while standing [BBC News]

Judge warns warring couple they could face financial ruin as spend half their £600,000 fortune on legal fees [The Mirror]

Better Call Saul Review: The last hurrah of difficult men (contains spoilers) [Esquire]

McDonald’s sued for ignoring racism: “Too many black people” [Gawker]

Colorado bakery sued for not making a homophobic themed cake [Opposing Views]

Real Estate Paralegal sought by leading law firm in Birmingham [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Grab your air pollution masks and Dickson Poon degrees! We’re headed to China!” [Legal Cheek Comments]