Morning round-up: Wednesday 14 December

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Exclusive: City law firm partner resigns amid Christmas party grope claims [Legal Cheek]

Rupert Myers: This plan to block Brexit using European law is dangerous nonsense — and I voted Remain [The Telegraph]

Furious Chris Grayling refuses to rule out tougher strike laws as unions cripple rail services for 500,000 passengers [Mail Online]

Southern rail: Lawyer quit job after three weeks over ‘nightmare’ commute [Sky News]

Sun Millies nominated war hero Corporal Stuart Robinson slams law firm paid £200k by MoD as government ordered crackdown on ‘tank-chasers’ who hound British Iraq veterans [The Sun]

Dentons bows out of race for KWM EUME business [Legal Business]

Why is Lord Tebbit so worked up about sharia law? [The Guardian]

Europe to launch legal action against countries over diesel emissions cheating [The Register]

Law student shot in head, killed in officer-involved shooting [Above The Law]

Spring and summer vacation schemes at Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Just because we are paid more does not mean we always work ‘crazy hours’. Much of the time, US firms salaries are simply reflecting what that particular firms pays its lawyers in the US…” [Legal Cheek comments]