Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 4 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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UK’s ambassador to the EU Sir Ivan Rogers resigns [BBC News]

In full: Sir Ivan Rogers’ resignation email to staff [The Times]

The meaning of Brexit [Jack of Kent]

Section 40: Penalising the free Press undermines democracy and offends against justice [The Telegraph]

Law Society chief executive resigns over reform failure [Legal Futures]

Lily Allen hints at legal action in Twitter row about migrants with EDL’s Tommy Robinson [The Telegraph]

Solicitor in dock accused of stealing thousands of pounds from clients [Gazette Live]

Law needed to limit Brexit’s environmental impact, say MPs [BBC News]

Charles Falconer: Human rights are under threat — just when we need them most [The Guardian]

Apply now — Cornerstone Barristers Pupillage Open Evening [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Why not stay up North, still get a TC, and get pissed 4 nights per week on £1 Jagerbombs all whilst having your own room.” [Legal Cheek Comments]