Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 15 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Can the United Kingdom government legally disregard a vote for Brexit? [Financial Times]

Supreme Court to hear ‘wheelchair vs buggy’ bus case [BBC News]

Fees soar for legal eagles, as law firms reveal they are modestly optimistic about their future [City A.M.]

Ex-detectives cleared when £30m trial accusing them of framing three men for murder collapsed now lose legal bid to sue their old police force [Mail Online]

Chelmsford judge orders round up of city lunchtime shoppers for jury in drugs factory trial [Essex Chronicle]

Led Zeppelin plagiarism case: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant in court as band goes on trial for ‘Stairway to Heaven’ [The Telegraph]

EU-Turkey refugee deal is illegal, shock court challenge claims [The Express]

Married barrister says he felt ‘like a crack addict who had to keep going back for more’ with lover [The Telegraph]

Brisbane lawyer caught having sex in his chambers with a female colleague after his wife had hidden cameras installed [Mail Online]

Stanford sex assault judge removed from new case [BuzzFeed]

Law student sought for volunteer vacancy — Project Coordinator for Big Voice London [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I represented a young fellow for handling stolen goods, successfully on the basis that the PPS had not proven ‘by or for the benefit of another.’ As I collected my papers, he broke into the bar room, forced open my briefcase, and stole my brick-like Nokia. The Police found it all rather hilarious…” [Legal Cheek comments]