Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 18 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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European judges uphold UK right to impose whole-life jail sentences [The Guardian]

Fury as four people mounting fresh High Court bid to block Brexit win the right from judge to stay anonymous ‘because of fears over their safety’ [Mail Online]

David Allen Green: Theresa May’s speech means the Brexit phony war may be ending [Financial Times]

Couple fails in Court of Appeal challenge over change to assisted dying policy [The Telegraph]

Tractor dumps muck outside Derby Crown Court [BBC News]

Councils in legal fight over ‘hippy crack’ Clapham festival [Evening Standard]

Woman awarded £100,000 damages in rape claim against footballers who never faced criminal trial [Scottish Legal News]

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence [BBC News]

Training contract at specialist London real estate law firm — immediate start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Indicative of the shambolic management top to bottom. Utterly embarrassing . Partners should be ashamed of themselves” [Legal Cheek comments]

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