Morning round-up: Tuesday 5 January

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


US outsourcing company abandons plans to sue Michael Gove’s department [BuzzFeed]

Guy Ritchie lawyers-up to fight for custody of Rocco [TMZ]

The end of lawyers? Not so fast [New York Times]

Foreign citizens who make often “spurious” claims of mistreatment against British troops should be banned from claiming legal aid, top military brass have demanded [Mail Online]

The real problem with Brexit: nobody knows anything [The Guardian]

Partner struck off for “web of deception” about case progress [Law Society Gazette]

10 examples of human rights abuses by Saudi Arabia [The Independent]

Making a Murderer: Netflix documentary on Steven Avery “could not be made in UK due to lack of open justice” [The Independent]

George and Amal Clooney install 18 CCTV cameras around Berkshire mansion [The Sun]

Radcliffe Chambers’ pupillage application deadline is on Friday [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I think it’s because it’s just so rare to see I decent US jury advocate. A bit like the UK in ten years time.” [Legal Cheek Comments]