Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 14 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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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]