Morning round-up: Thursday 30 July

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Uber faces legal action in UK over drivers’ rights [The Guardian]

City lawyer fell to his death down a ventilation shaft after drinking and taking cocaine to celebrate his 29th birthday, inquest hears [Mail Online]

Prison segregation of two terrorists was unlawful, Supreme Court rules [The Telegraph]

Asylum appeal fast-track system unlawful, says Court of Appeal [BBC News]

How did newly-formed Drystone Chambers come by their new name? [Twitter]

Law firm sets up shop in Leeds United’s East Stand [Yorkshire Evening Post]

Donald Trump calls lawyer ‘disgusting’ for stopping lawsuit testimony to breastfeed her newborn child [The Independent]

Zimbabwean pair appear in court over Cecil the lion killing [BBC News]

Man arrested for stealing Winnie The Pooh car [Sky News]

Litigation paralegal for leading regional firm based in Southampton [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Has he not read that the GDL is for losers and a waste of time? Philosophy indeed! oh dear oh dear.” [Legal Cheek Comments]