Morning round-up: Tuesday 29 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Attacks on Brexit judges are bad for democracy, says former law lord [The Guardian]

Theresa May faces new Brexit legal challenge over single market withdrawal [The Telegraph]

As government faces a fresh legal challenge on Brexit, is it unlikely Article 50 will be triggered before the end of March? [City A.M.]

Joshua Rozenberg: Brexit in the Supreme Court [Full Fact]

Number of Russian cases in UK courts on the rise [Financial Times]

Bank chiefs demand new legal powers to help stop terrorists laundering money through London firms [Evening Standard]

Crooked solicitor to pay £308k he stole from elderly clients [Macclesfield Express]

France’s next first lady could be former law student from South Wales [News & Star]

Law student barred from class because her skirt would ‘distract men’ [Evening Standard]

Beyond the Bar: the evolution of solicitor-advocates in global law firms [Legal Cheek Hub]

“You have to almost admire the inconceivable stupidity of the SRA. Despite the resounding negative response to this farce, they continue to press on” [Legal Cheek comments]