Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 1 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Keir Starmer: Airstrikes in Syria are lawful, but I’ll be voting against them [The Guardian]

Tories ask law firm to conduct independent inquiry into bullying [The Independent]

High Court orders Northern Ireland to relax its ban on abortion in cases or rape and incest because it breaches mothers’ human rights [Mail Online]

Peter Hook to sue New Order bandmates for “millions of pounds” over royalties [Manchester Evening News]

Treasury’s regulation shakeup heralds new era for ‘Tesco law’ [Law Society Gazette]

Lunch with Dominic Grieve QC [Legal Hackette]

Law firms recruit beyond old hunting grounds [Financial Times]

‘Vexatious litigant’ William John Morrow loses legal ban appeal [BBC News]

University of Bristol Chancellor Baroness Hale to step down after 13 years [Bristol Post]

Five years of human rights failure shames FIFA and Qatar [Amnesty International]

Shearman & Sterling are now accepting applications for their spring and summer vacation schemes [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I would like to see Lord Neuberger in a Breaking Bad-esque television programme.” [Legal Cheek Comments]