Morning round-up: Thursday 23 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


A vote to leave is a vote to needlessly destroy our legal system [The Guardian]

A lawyer’s view on the EU: “I’m choosing self-belief. I’m voting to leave” [The Lawyer]

EU referendum: The obscure law that stopped French Remainers handing out croissants to UK voters [The Independent]

Clifford Chance and Linklaters to launch 24-hour Brexit operations rooms [Legal Week]

Former Court of Appeal judges explains why he is a “complete remainer” [Legal Hackette’s Brief]

European Law expert compares Brexit campaigners to creationists [The Independent]

Iraq war lawyer charged: “Tank chasing” lawyer Phil Shiner faces being struck off over collapsed £31m Al-Sweady war crimes inquiry into Brit troops [The Sun]

Fall in number of magistrates “will mean less diversity” [The Guardian]

Solicitor calls Bexhill pensioner ‘complete nightmare to deal with’ [Bexhill-On-Sea Observer]

Access to justice — views from the next generation [Future of Law Blog]

Event: How to make it as a City lawyer — with the Black Solicitors Network [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Oh God. I just realised that posting on Legal Cheek is my hobby! *runs away screaming*” [Legal Cheek comments]