Morning round-up: Monday 19 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


David Cameron’s bid to shut down criminal investigation into British troops “thwarted by Attorney General” [The Telegraph]

Revealed: Disgraceful delays and stonewalling mean ‘Marine A’ is still behind bars a year after Mail readers rallied to his cause [Mail Online]

Joshua Rozenberg: If you could decide how lawyers should be regulated, what sort of system would you go for? [Law Society Gazette]

M&A slowdown will hit profitability at law firms, but fintech boom offers hope [City AM]

My career story: “I retired from law aged 44 and now I’m a psychotherapist” [The Lawyer]

London’s black cab drivers are considering a legal challenge against accepting card payments [City AM]

EU threatens to “take Britain to court” over trade negotiations [The Independent]

First child dies by euthanasia in Belgium [CNN]

Guess how much that anti-LGBTQ law is costing North Carolina [Wired]

Tributes paid to Newcastle’s “larger than life” barrister Asa Anderson after sudden death [Chronicle Live]

War & peace: the importance of applying the rule of law to the military [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Apply now for ‘How to become a projects lawyer – with Burges Salmon’ [Legal Cheek Hub]

“‘Dear Persons’, ‘Dear whom it may concern’, or ‘Dear those who identify as humans’, could all work, but then the last one will probably offend some lawyers who see themselves as super-human.” [Legal Cheek Comments]