Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 30 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Legal fees are a barrier to justice for sex abuse victims, inquiry hears [The Guardian]

Snoopers’ Charter passes into law giving British intelligence services sweeping internet surveillance powers [Mirror]

Brexit legal challenge: European Court of Justice has ‘ultimate authority’ on Article 50, British member says [The Independent]

Law firm Eversheds eyes US merger [The Telegraph]

Is that a no bruv? [Twitter]

Magistrates quitting in ‘considerable’ numbers over court closures [The Guardian]

Iceland Foods wants to thaw dispute after Iceland the country announces legal action against the supermarket [City A.M.]

‘Law must change to stop stalkers terrorising victims in the courts’ [Evening Standard]

First woman to become Australia’s highest ranking judge [Mail Online]

Recent law school graduate commits suicide after failing bar exam [Above The Law]

Summer work placement at Kirkland & Ellis [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This is why we should ban twitter. This new generation of supposedly senior people who put themselves in the public eye is hardly edifying.” [Legal Cheek comments]