Morning round-up: Thursday 17 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Oasis singer Liam Gallagher arrives with celebrity divorce lawyer Fiona Shackleton for court battle over money with ex-wife Nicole Appleton [Mail Online]

Simpson & Marwick announces merger with Clyde & Co [BBC News]

Nestle has failed to convince European judges that it has the right to trademark the shape of its four-finger KitKat bar in the UK [BBC News]

Lawyers at war: Top barristers up in arms over plans to build “iceberg basement” and rip out library shelves in medieval headquarters of the legal world [Mail Online]

Soaring civil court fees price small businesses and people on low incomes out of justice [The Independent]

Cherie Blair launches “sanctions attack” on Amal Clooney in Maldives showdown [The Telegraph]

Pinsent Masons partner dies at 47 [Law Society Gazette]

The privy council has no place in our democracy. Corbyn must challenge it [The Guardian]

Sniper of Nuremberg case: German lawyer “shot at cars out of his apartment window” [The Telegraph]

Russian Mafia boss caught on camera having sex with “human rights lawyer” in jail cell [The Mirror]

Paralegal required by Norton Rose Fulbright for its corporate advisory team [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Has she committed a necessary evil here? If she hadn’t named/shamed that old fella, there would be no fear. No fear may mean nothing changes?” [Legal Cheek Comments]