Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 16 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


London court to hear £10bn Lehman v Lehman creditors’ claim [Financial Times]

EU to vote on giving robots legal status as “electronic persons” [The Independent]

Online justice: why courts should explore emerging digital possibilities [The Guardian]

Looking forward to Theresa May’s speech on Brexit [Jack of Kent]

RMT union baron says workers will “just break the law” if ministers bring in new anti-strike legislation [The Telegraph]

Victoria Beckham “launches legal action over Spice Girls reunion” [Music News]

Struck off solicitor faces calls for further investigation over loans to farmers [The Telegraph]

Philippines’ Duterte threatens martial law [BBC News]

What they don’t teach you at law school III [Civil Litigation Brief]

How to market a law firm merger [Future of Law Blog]

“Sorry, but no ‘top’ barrister frequents crap robing rooms across the country. One dresses for court in Chambers and crosses the Strand to go to court.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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