Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 22 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


School holidays row: supreme court grants council right to appeal [The Guardian]

Ministers should leave the press ‘well alone’, former Supreme Court judge says [Telegraph]

EU lawyer says all members must approve sweeping trade deals [The Guardian]

Phone-hacking inquiry: Ex-Crimewatch presenter makes legal challenge [BBC News]

#freelegaltips [Twitter]

Ex judge and husband jailed after forging will to get hold of cottage in ‘shameful’ crime [Mirror]

Judge rules school children can pursue climate change lawsuit against Washington State [The Independent]

Spring vacation scheme at Mayer Brown [Legal Cheek Hub]

“On a work profile, he opens with a politically charged anti-Brexit, pro-EU statement. I think he’s alone in doing that. I’m sure he has some kind of client following and can do what he likes, but at best clients will think it’s a little odd.” [Legal Cheek comments]