Morning round-up: Tuesday 27 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Laws made in a British Parliament and enforced by British judges — Brexit will make us an independent country once again [The Telegraph]

New EU laws legitimise fintech challengers [Financial Times]

HSBC top lawyer calls for new global anti-financial crime measures [Reuters]

Southern passengers’ legal action fund close to £18k [BBC News]

That’s rich, Amal! How Mrs Clooney’s worn £34,000 of clothes in 14 days while grandstanding as a champion of the downtrodden [Mail Online]

‘He’s not really a celebrity!’ Benedict Cumberbatch’s superstar status is played down by close pal Judge Robert Rinder [Mail Online]

Shane Warne threatens legal action after Today Show call him ‘creepy’ over Emily Ratajkowski comment [Evening Standard]

‘Disgruntled’ lawyer shoots nine people in suburban neighbourhood before being killed by police [Mirror]

Why a beautiful, promising law student killed her boyfriend with a massive dose of heroin [Vice]

Law passed enabling actors to remove age from IMDb [The Guardian]

Event: How to become a projects lawyer — with Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek]

“Considering you need to go on to the LPC or BPTC, how can these graduates possibly be earning this amount within 6 months of graduating? I can’t help but feel these stats are slightly skewed.” [Legal Cheek comments]