Morning round-up: Friday 17 June

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Brussels eyes legal options to force quick Brexit [Financial Times]

Lloyds backed by Supreme Court in £1bn bondholders case [BBC News]

Ivory Coast toxic waste victims win High Court action against Leigh Day [Energy Voice]

Panama Papers law firm demands prosecution of IT staff in Switzerland suspected of stealing company documents [Straits Times]

British Museum in court over £720,000 tax bill from Camden Council [Evening Standard]

Jamie Shupe becomes first legally non-binary person in the US [The Guardian]

Gambling giant GVC ‘could face 20,000-strong class action’ over Doug Honegger dispute, law firm claims [The Telegraph]

Geordie Shore bosses threatened with legal action over ‘unauthorised’ filming as stars are run out of town [Mirror]

Kenya’s ‘gay tests’ ruled legal [BBC News]

Applications are currently being accepted for training contract positions at Norton Rose Fulbright [Legal Cheek Hub]

“He/she should be “absolutely gutted” about not being good enough to get an interview, not about a bloody technical error.” [Legal Cheek comments]