Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 28 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Train fare dodging barrister Peter Barnett sacked from profession [Evening Standard]

BEANO: Brexit Existing As Name Only [Jack of Kent blog]

Pippa Middleton takes High Court action after ‘iCloud photos hacking’ [The Telegraph]

Labour promises manifesto pledge on legal aid [Law Society Gazette]

This man has raised over £145,000 and hired a team of lawyers to prosecute politicians who lied about Brexit [Business Insider]

Alton Towers owner fined £5m over Smiler rollercaster crash [The Guardian]

11-year-old boy becomes Britain’s youngest rapist [The Independent]

Global law firm Ashurst set to meet target of 300 Glasgow jobs [Herald Scotland]

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

“What is the purpose of such a conference — presumably if it’s only about case management, surely a junior can easily handle it?” [Legal Cheek comments]