Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 27 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Theresa May unveils law that will trigger Article 50 [Mail Online]

Tackling Brexit in the Irish courts is a long shot. But sometimes long shots work [The Guardian]

Lawyer claims she was victim of ‘racially motivated police brutality’ when she was arrested over traffic offence in The Hague [The Telegraph]

Birmingham pub bombings: Lawyers can apply for legal aid [BBC News]

Young mum collapses and dies in court in front of devastated relatives who shout ‘please save her’ [Mirror]

A&O management sees a 7% increase to pay amid modest revenue growth [Legal Business]

Appeal against changes to UK’s international law obligations granted [The Guardian]

The real reason Cravath raised salaries [Above The Law]

Young cocaine-sniffing lawyer who avoided drug conviction by using a fake character reference from a retired judge has been charged with perverting the course of justice [Mail Online]

Commercial Awareness Question Time: Northern Powerhouse Special [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Except that he and Cranston J dealt with the very first hearing on 19 July, which is what KK is referring to…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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