Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 3 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Eva Carneiro to file individual legal claim against Chelsea’s José Mourinho [The Guardian]

Carneiro hires Mishcon de Reya, the firm who represented Princess Diana in divorce proceedings [Evening Standard]

Dominic Grieve: Government has backtracked on human rights plan [Politics Home]

George Osborne: Britain cannot give up any more sovereignty to the EU and must have legal safeguards to make sure members do not damage British interests [Reuters]

Dentons agrees deals with Gadens of Australia and Singapore’s Rodyk & Davidson as the world’s largest law firm by number continues its expansion [Financial Times]

Law advisers want magistrates to have powers to hand out long sentences in bid to save time and cut court costs [Mail Online]

Palestinian lawyer in viral gas kick photo: “We have a right to live” [Mashable]

Internet firms to be banned from offering unbreakable encryption under new laws [The Telegraph]

Theresa May faces fight over web browsing access [The Guardian]

Taylor Swift being sued £27 million for ‘Shake It Off’ lyrics [Huffington Post]

Winter vacation scheme applications now being accepted at magic circle firm Linklaters [Legal Cheek Hub]

“A world-class law library — not only in terms of books but also in its use of space and light, and in its acoustics — is now going to be destroyed.” [Legal Cheek Comments]