Morning round-up: Monday 5 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Keith Vaz “to quit role on prostitution law” over revelations about his sex life [The Mirror]

Howard Kennedy partner Mark Stephens is advising Vaz [Sky News]

Child abuse judge who dramatically quit £100 million inquiry snubs showdown with MPs [Mail Online]

UK courts should be able to issue Islamic divorces, sharia expert says [The Guardian]

Renowned courtroom artist draws Helen Titchener’s trial for the Archers [The Observer]

Boris lays down the law on Brexit: He tells Theresa May UK must NOT stay in single market and NOT pay into the EU [Mail Online]

No UK fracking this year as Yorkshire legal challenge drags on [The Telegraph]

Shami Chakrabarti hints at shadow cabinet job as she dismisses idea of ‘corrupt’ deal with Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism inquiry [Mail Online]

Defending Public Interest Lawyers [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Event: Brexit and the future: how global law firms deal with political uncertainty, with Norton Rose Fulbright — apply now [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Rarely see anything positive about any firm in LC comments. Where is actually worth applying to?!” [Legal Cheek Comments]