Morning round-up: Friday 30 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Matthew Scott: In its battle for Brexit, the government is bringing a knife to the legal gunfight [The Telegraph]

Ben Emmerson QC resigns as child abuse inquiry lawyer [BBC News]

Triple merger: CMS Cameron McKenna, Nabarro and Olswang to create global megafirm [Legal Cheek]

Theresa May announces crackdown on ‘no-win no fee’ law firms that ‘impugn’ the name of the army [The Telegraph]

Pokémon Go maker taken to court over players on beaches [The Guardian]

Junior doctors legal road runs out — so what’s the next step? [BBC News]

UK faces European court for failing to protect porpoises [The Guardian]

Brussels takes Germany to court over toll plans [Financial Times]

‘Avoid bashing the judge in your case on Facebook’: Lawyer offers hilarious — and seemingly obvious — legal advice based on his 19 years of practice [Mail Online]

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

“To say this whole episode has been a disgrace would be to put it mildly. They must think we are fools. I’m not even angry anymore, I’m disappointed” [Legal Cheek comments]