Morning round-up: Friday 11 November

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


The rule of law must be at the centre of Brexit [Huffington Post]

Governments grounds for appeal in the Brexit legal challenge []

NHS to consider funding ‘game-changer’ HIV drugs as High Court dismisses appeal [The Telegraph]

Rubik’s Cube shape not a trademark, rules top EU court [BBC News]

Disgraced footballer Adam Johnson’s sister could be jailed after ‘taking a photograph inside a court building’ while attending her ex-partner’s trial [Mail Online]

Paralysed solicitor likely to win millions over bike blunder [The Wharf]

Fieldfisher to absorb commercial law firm [Law Gazette]

U.S. law firms Arnold & Porter, Kaye Scholer to merge [Reuters]

Trump faces legal challenges in dismantling Obama’s legacy [Forbes]

US lawyers are offering trans people free legal help before Trump’s inauguration [Pink News]

Applications are currently being accepted for Freshfields’ spring scheme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I qualified as a solicitor (through a traditional tc) and felt like I’d really achieved something great. Then I worked as an nq for a month or two, realised its a terrible career, and left. Couldn’t be happier.” [Legal Cheek comments]