Morning round-up: Wednesday 11 January

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Jeremy Corbyn calls for maximum wage law [The Guardian]

Child sex abuse inquiry appoints leading barrister Brian Altman QC as its new top lawyer [Mail Online]

Snooper’s Charter is going to court: Liberty successfully crowdfunds its legal challenge [Wired]

PA convicted of fraud may be spared jail after judge reveals he ‘hates sending women to prison’ [Evening Standard]

Newspapers warn “draconian law” Section 40 would cost industry £100m a year [City A.M.]

Government plans ‘threaten children’s legal rights built up over decades’ [The Guardian]

Amal Clooney sparks pregnancy rumours with fuller figure in uncharacteristic loose dress [Mirror]

Judge rules political strategist can’t sue Trump for $4million after he called her a ‘real dummy’ and a ‘loser’ on Twitter [Mail Online]

Chief druid wins right to take English Heritage to court over Stonehenge parking charges [The Telegraph]

Ray J threatens legal action against Celebrity Big Brother after leaving house [BBC News]

“Eventually someone will notice that this rubbish is just a job justification/creation scheme for HR” [Legal Cheek comments]

Pupillage at Exchange Chambers [Legal Cheek Hub]

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