Morning round-up: Monday 19 December

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Thousands left homeless by shortage of legal aid lawyers, say charities [The Guardian]

Jolyon Maugham QC’s immigration fact check [Twitter]

British values oath would not combat radicalisation [BBC News]

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich’s ex-wife is suing her former PA for “leaving her £17.3million out of pocket after purchasing a villa” [Mail Online]

Star lawyer becomes one of youngest in country to run major legal firm [Evening Standard]

Court unawares… how QC captured unique images of fellow lawyers [The Herald]

Egyptian court suspends author’s jail sentence over sexually explicit book [Reuters]

How normal are your Brexit opinions? [BuzzFeed]

Emerging technologies and the law [Future of Law Blog]

LPC Law seeks BPTC & LPC graduates to work as County Court Advocates [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Mansfield is a privileged chap who couldn’t quite cut it as a commercial silk so pursued the radical criminal barrister line.” [Legal Cheek Comments]