Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 16 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Supreme court judge hints at legal hitch that could seriously delay Brexit [The Guardian]

Six High Court judges appointed at a ‘relatively early age’ sue the government for age discrimination over pension changes [Mail Online]

Mum posed as Wonderbra model, barrister and cancer victim to steal £61k in series of frauds [The Sun]

Furious Tories win legal action to stop ‘unlawful’ strike by 10,000 prison officers [The Mirror]

Fieldfisher seals merger with Beijing law firm [Legal Week]

Zara sued for negligence for selling dress containing dead rodent [The Fashion Law]

Barrister permanently banned from public access work [Law Gazette]

Teenager to stand trial for feeding chip to pigeon after refusing to pay fine [Wales Online]

US first-year associates getting totally hosed by Trump’s tax plan [Above The Law]

Law firm to set up a booth at weekend music festival to assist punters caught with drugs [Mail Online]

Vacation placements at Pinsent Masons [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I teach law at a long respected institution which is easily accessible to adult and other non traditional learners. Until recently, this institution “bought in” their content from a long respected post graduate provider. While the quality of that course was superb, that relationship came to a close…” [Legal Cheek comments]