Morning round-up: Monday 4 July

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Legal dream team fights to make Brexit conditional on parliamentary backing [Legal Cheek]

Chilcot inquiry must restore trust in government, says top lawyer [The Guardian]

Outrage as it emerges prosecutors will not investigate Tony Blair over Chilcot’s Iraq War report but British soldiers could be [The Sun]

Convicted Somalian rapist overturned deportation order after lawyer argued he “did not know it was unacceptable behaviour” in Britain — then raped two more vulnerable women [Mail Online]

Former prime minister Tony Blair has said “we should keep our options open” on the UK leaving the European Union [BBC News]

Theresa May fails to confirm if EU nationals can stay in the UK after Brexit [BuzzFeed]

Saudi Arabia “should be suspended from the UN Human Rights Council”, say leading human rights groups [The Independent]

Joshua Rozenberg: Gloom is the prevailing emotion among legal practitioners after the referendum. But we must all adapt [Law Society Gazette]

Legal professional privilege under fire [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Apply now: training contract at Hogan Lovells [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Makes you feel sorry for the associates who toil at Slaughters for £71k.” [Legal Cheek Comments]