Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 20 July

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Taxpayer will fund Tony Blair’s legal costs as Iraq War families look to sue [The Telegraph]

Uber faces tribunal claim over driver rights [Sky News]

Barrister could face jail after admitting harassment charge [Newmarket Journal]

Phone and email data may be kept to fight crime, EU court rules [BBC News]

IOC taking legal advice on possibility of banning Russia from Rio [Sky Sports]

First-ever legal bid for return of Elgin Marbles to Greece thrown out by European Court of Human Rights [Independent]

NI defamation law ‘should be brought into line with England and Wales’ [BBC News]

Do you have what it takes to switch to law? [The Guardian]

UK heatwave: What is the legal working temperature? [Metro]

LPC Law seeks BPTC & LPC graduates to work as County Court Advocates. Immediate Start! [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The referendum result establishes a snapshot of public opinion, but nothing more. Our parliament — our representative democracy — is sovereign; patriotic Brexiters should welcome its involvement in the debate…” [Legal Cheek comments]