Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 27 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Theresa May blasted over mental health as ex-Shadow Attorney General tells of his 25-year-old barrister nephew’s suicide [Mirror]

Martin Schulz refers Steven Woolfe and Mike Hookem ‘altercation’ to French police [International Business Times]

Personal injury sector now ‘working well’, says SRA report [Global Legal Post]

EU drops law to limit cancer-linked chemical in food after industry complaint [The Guardian]

Heathrow Airport expansion faces multiple legal challenges [Law Gazette]

Michael Barrymore set to win long legal battle over police who wrongly arrested him over 2001 pool death at his home [Mail Online]

Brixton’s ‘Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen’ offers free legal advice [Brixton Buzz]

Benedict Cumberbatch gushes over his good friend Strictly Come Dancing’s Judge Rinder during appearance on This Morning [The Sun]

Does Facebook’s facial scanning technology violate privacy law? Site faces hearing this week over automatic tagging of people in photos [Mail Online]

Law school in trademark fight will change its name again [Chron]

Full-time trainee solicitor sought to join London based law firm (immediate start) [Legal Cheek Hub]

“These perks are all battling the constant struggle against workplace stress. Moral of the story: Get yourself a job that will make you happier, not richer.” [Legal Cheek comments]