Morning round-up: Monday 28 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Shadow Justice Secretary Lord Falconer says there can be differences on front bench but that Labour must offer united view on foreign and economic policy [The Guardian]

Court fees are a breach of human rights, says leading criminologist [The Independent]

British lawyers warn of human rights violations in Turkey [The Guardian]

“A total disregard for us residents”: Neighbours vent fury at Doughty Street barrister and husband over “chaos” caused by renovation work that has turned their £10million mansion into a building site [Mail Online]

VW Scandal: UK motorists consider legal action [Sky News]

Banks at risk of legal action over the FCA’s new regulatory regime [City AM]

Faultlines, refugees and the law [Open Democracy]

“A digital business that happens to do law” — is this the future? [Legal Futures]

A solicitor is under investigation after regulators found at least £530,000 missing in cases he conducted [News & Star]

There’s a buzz about it… secret beehive is five storeys up, on top of Manchester law firm [Manchester Evening News]

“I have heard whispers through the grapevine that this horrific disaster has occurred because advocates at the Gloucester and Cheltenham County Court and Family Court kept on travelling to Clifford Chance solely for the purpose of relieving themselves in the pool.” [Legal Cheek Comments]