Morning round-up: Friday 14 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


The law firms that give trainees and junior lawyers the best quality of work [Legal Cheek]

Lowell Goddard, former UK child abuse inquiry judge, denies racism claims [The Guardian]

Businesswoman ‘has become victim of abuse’ over Brexit legal challenge [Mail Online]

Government cannot trigger Brexit without MPs’ backing, court told [The Guardian]

Privately-educated drug dealer spared jail as lawyer claims stress of case has damaged her skin [The Telegraph]

Truss juggles with Osborne’s whiplash baby [Law Society Gazette]

Hate crimes soared by 41% after Brexit vote, official figures reveal [The Independent]

Shadow Brexit minister Sir Keir was right to exit Mishcon de Reya [Daily Mail]

Man who rejected MI5 convicted of terror charge after semi-secret trial [The Guardian]

New York Times to Donald Trump: Come at me, bro [Above the Law]

Free Event: FinTech, AI and online justice: what technology means for the next generation of lawyers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“No one is circumventing the will of the people. The point of leaving the EU was so the UK parliament could be supreme was it not? So to then say parliament is not supreme, the executive by way of some antiquated royal prerogative gets to decide is contradictory.” [Legal Cheek comments]