Morning round-up: Friday 16 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Leading barrister killed in Porsche ‘hit-and-run’ after leaving lawyers’ battle of the bands competition [The Sun]

Joshua Rozenberg: Ministry of Justice has now published papers outlining its reform plans [Facebook]

Lawyer whose mansion was ransacked by sword-wielding thugs: I’m fleeing London [Evening Standard]

Judge calls dad a ‘bonehead’ after storming house with weapons [Nottingham Post]

Valencia threaten legal action against ‘ultras’ following intimidation of young fans at the Mestalla [Mail Online]

Melania Trump releases letter from immigration lawyer after accusations she entered country illegally [The Independent]

Huddersfield criminology student hit sister-in-law with a baseball bat in ‘storm in a teacup’ [Huddersfield Daily Examiner]

Free event: How to become a projects lawyer — with Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The big advantage of plain English is we get sentences like this. ‘Mr A is not an ordinary believer. He is a bigot.’ Bit different to ‘I found Mr A’s evidence hard to credit’.” [Legal Cheek comments]