Morning round-up: Thursday 13 October

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Brexit: High Court to hear challenge to Article 50 strategy [BBC News]

The four tensions of Brexit [Jack of Kent blog]

Fake penis ‘sex attack’ woman Gayle Newland has conviction quashed over judge’s comments [Mirror]

Solicitor accused of falsifying legal aid claims [BBC News]

Sir Terence Conran taken to court by top restaurateur over £3m share dispute [The Telegraph]

Lords’ vote forcing papers to pay legal fees in hacking cases even if they win is a war on free press [The Sun]

Aleppo doctor files legal action against Russia at European Court of Human Rights over bombing of hospitals [The Independent]

Questioning of Julian Assange by Swedish authorities postponed [The Guardian]

A legal decision on the status of Uber drivers is imminent [City A.M.]

Strictly’s Judge Rinder: ‘Knowing Benedict Cumberbatch at uni put me off acting’ [The Telegraph]

Attorney: Donald Trump will have to answer teen’s rape accusation in court [BuzzFeed]

Winter two-day workshops at Slaughter and May [Legal Cheek Hub]

“To those who bemoan and question an ‘Oxbridge bias’ in the law. This. A thousand times, this.” [Legal Cheek comments]