Morning round-up: Monday 10 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


I’m not a hypocrite, claims shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti who opposes grammar schools despite paying for her son to attend a selective school [Mail Online]

Labour is open to restricting EU freedom of movement, shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer says [The Independent]

Jean-Claude Juncker faces legal challenge from British expats over Brexit talks ban [Huffington Post]

EU citizens living in UK lobby for post-Brexit residency law [The Guardian]

Internet trolls targeted with new legal guidelines [BBC News]

Hate cleric Abu Hamza launches legal bid to be moved from tough US prison to “soft” jail in Britain [The Sun]

I was Tulisa’s defence lawyer during her trial with the Fake Sheikh — and I still think some journalists need to be stopped [The Independent]

Facebook revenge pornography trial “could open floodgates” [The Guardian]

Taxpayer foots £1.5billion bill for legal cases against NHS in a year, figures reveal [The Telegraph]

Practicalities of working from home for law firms [Future of Law Blog]

Apply now: Winter vacation scheme at Ashurst [Legal Cheek Hub]

“You’re better off going to a big firm where the formal training is good and the work is of a high quality.” [Legal Cheek Comments]