Morning round-up: Wednesday 10 August

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Judges must keep out of political minefields like Labour’s [The Telegraph]

Legal aid is a national institution like the NHS, so why is it not properly funded? [The Guardian]

David Allen Green: Brexit means Brexit — but in reality it’s a long time away [Evening Standard]

German judges demand ban on Muslim headscarfs for lawyers ‘because they shake people’s trust in impartiality’ [The Sun]

Pakistani lawyers go on strike after dozens killed in attack [Mail Online]

Judge allows father to meet newborn son for the first time in court [The Independent]

Led Zeppelin lose fight to recoup legal fees from Stairway trial [BBC News]

Rupert Grint loses legal appeal for £1m tax refund [ITV News]

Man caught with extreme octopus porn avoids jail [The Metro]

Supreme Court orders probe on ‘narco judges’ [Philippines Star]

What is London litigation’s place in the post-Brexit world? [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Free event: Diversity and technology experience day at Hogan Lovells [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Get over it. It’s just a seat and not a department you’ll permanently be working in. How about stop moaning and appreciate the fact you actually have a TC!” [Legal Cheek comments]