Morning round-up: Thursday 8 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Jeremy Corbyn could use a legal loophole to join Privy Council without ever meeting the Queen [The Telegraph]

Government plans to close 91 courts and tribunals “would make crime victims suffer” [The Independent]

David Cameron speech at Tory conference: what he said — and what he meant [The Guardian]

Law Society tells Gove: you must save 59 courts from closure [Law Society Gazette]

QCs billable hour campaign hits £200k [Twitter]

Duchess of York’s ex-adviser launches $50m News Corp legal action [The Guardian]

Judge’s plea to parents as boy, 10, needing urgent cancer surgery vanishes [Halifax Courier]

Why are you doing law? “For the money!” [Humans of Law]

Open day applications for King & Wood Mallesons are open [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I quite like this — it removes the need for writing up another app during the brutal January hustle up to the 31 Jan/July deadline and allows one to focus on their app during the Xmas break before heading to do the rest during the following month.” [Legal Cheek Comments]