Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 22 July

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Britain needs Brexit debate, says woman behind legal challenge [Reuters]

Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to combat workplace discrimination could be unlawful, claims leading law firm [Independent]

Barrister faces jail for defying judge in battle with his illegitimate half-sister for their horse breeder father’s £18million fortune [Mail Online]

Documents reveal that Harry Potter lawyer Alan Blacker had been misleading the public for years [Wales Online]

‘I’ll affirm thanks’ [Twitter]

Ibori lawyer awarded £20,000 by Crown Prosecution Service [BBC News]

Same-sex marriage to become legal from Friday in Isle of Man [The Guardian]

Judge and barristers whip off wigs and gowns in overheating courtroom [Grimsby Telegraph]

The shocking case of David Bryant reveals the fallacy that we can always spot a liar [Barrister Blogger]

Decision over blanket Rio ban on Russia delayed as International Olympic Committee opt to seek legal advice [City A.M.]

Deadline fast approaching: Training contracts at RPC [Legal Cheek Hub]

“If I was texting on my phone and got injured walking in to a lamppost or crashed my car, that’s my fault. If I am playing Pokemon Go, why is it the developers fault? Lost on this one.” [Legal Cheek comments]