Morning round-up: Wednesday 14 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Woman driver appears in court accused of killing cyclist in first ever crowdfunded private prosecution organised by charity Cycling UK [The Sun]

Zero chance EU citizens in UK will keep same rights post-Brexit, says expert [The Guardian]

Failed 21/7 London bombers lose court claim [BBC News]

Britain cannot automatically deport Abu Hamza’s daughter-in-law despite her criminality, ECJ judgment says [The Telegraph]

Top divorce lawyer ducks jail over tax fraud scam that saw her pocket £38,000 [The Sun]

Barrister Shami Chakrabarti has been introduced as a Labour peer in the House of Lords [Guido Fawkes blog]

Revenue soars at PWC Legal [Global Legal Post]

Belfast barrister Shona Killen dies on holiday in Spain [Sky News]

Queen Mary law and politics student who lost her fingers and legs to blood poisoning… but defied the odds to live [Evening Standard]

Event: Presentation by Shearman & Sterling at Glasgow University [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Being a solicitor is boring, do a cool job instead, like fisherman or drug smuggler. Source: I am a bored trainee solicitor who wants to be a fisherman or drug smuggler.” [Legal Cheek comments]