Morning round-up: Tuesday 27 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


MoJ commercial arm to be examined amid transparency concerns [The Guardian]

TTIP: Jeremy Corbyn, Nigel Farage, Nicola Sturgeon and Natalie Bennett sign appeal to exempt NHS from trade deal [The Independent]

Convicted solicitor struck off despite 7/7 trauma plea [Law Society Gazette]

UN says Iran more open to human rights dialogue despite alarming execution rates [The Guardian]

Good news for Pagans [Twitter]

The rise of the lawyer-entrepreneur [Forbes]

Amal Alamuddin pregnancy rumours [International Business Times]

Two senior Bradford solicitors cleared of any wrongdoing after complaint they leaked confidential information on child sex case [Asian Image]

Perverted Saudi prince ordered his entire staff to strip naked at his Beverly Hills mansion’s pool and said: “I want to see some naked pussy”, court papers claim [Mail Online]

Lawyer gets paid in weed, keeps his law license [Above the Law]

Corporate advisory paralegal role on a 6 month contract at City firm Norton Rose Fulbright [Legal Cheek Hub]

Paul Powlesland: “I’m not private school educated — I went to a comp… [and] I’m not a human rights barrister.” [Legal Cheek Comments]