Morning round-up: Wednesday 23 September

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By Alex Aldridge on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Volkswagen’s nightmare is about to get worse: here come the lawyers [BuzzFeed]

Supreme Court says some of Lord Sumption’s comments “appear to have been misunderstood” [Legal Cheek]

Joshua Rozenberg: Should national security ever trump the right to a fair trial? [The Guardian]

Sturgeon warns against plans to scrap Human Rights Act [BBC News]

Legal battle rages over whether bridge is a sport [The Guardian]

Why your firm should embrace flexible working [LexisNexis Future of Law Blog]

Traumatised passengers who survived British Airways plane fire take legal action after suffering ‘flashbacks’ [Mail Online]

George Clooney fits schedule around wife Amal [Ledger Gazette]

PETA sues to give monkey the copyright of selfie photos [ABC News]

Internet mogul Kim Dotcom’s gets to sit in special leather armchair at extradition trial [Vice]

Corporate advisory sought be Norton Rose Fulbright [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I fear that support from Corbyn will be the final nail in the coffin.” [Legal Cheek Comments]