Morning round-up: Monday 19 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Britain’s own legal system should trump the one sitting in Brussels [The Telegraph]

British Bill of Rights to be fast-tracked into law by next summer [The Independent]

British Bill of Rights: In defence of Michael Gove’s plans [The Independent]

Second tier British law firms outperform top 10 [Financial Times]

The law must be on our soldiers’ side [The Telegraph]

Is Jeremy Hunt “mad?” Lawyer backs Junior Doctors on protest day [The Express]

Solicitor’s clerk from Bury is charged over alleged £5.6m cocaine smuggling ring [Manchester Evening News]

Tributes paid to Southampton family barrister Stephen Cotton who has been found dead in a Hampshire village [Daily Echo]

Users who post “fake” Amazon reviews could end up in court [The Telegraph]

Uber taxi-hailing app does not break law, High Court rules [BBC News]

“Can somebody explain to me why Tfl has allowed these posters to be put up? According to their own guidelines: Advertisements will not be approved for, or permitted to remain on TfL’s services if, in TfL’s reasonable opinion, the advertisement falls within any of the following categories….(p) The advertisement relates to a political party or parties or a political cause.” [Legal Cheek Comments]