Morning round-up: Friday 3 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Campaigners launch fresh Brexit legal challenge over single market [The Guardian]

Cases against British troops in Iraq to be reviewed after solicitor Phil Shiner struck off for dishonesty [ITV News]

Comment: Shiner is a stain on the legal establishment [Mail Online]

Who is John Smyth QC? Barrister who led Iwerne Trust accused of physically abusing boys from Winchester College in Christian group [The Sun]

Police probe claims Ukip leader Paul Nuttall broke electoral law by giving WRONG address for Stoke by-election [Mail Online]

Japanese court rules against paedophile in ‘right to be forgotten’ online case [The Guardian]

New Arkansas law lets men block wives’ abortions [Huffington Post]

Judge dismisses Melania Trump’s lawsuit against Daily Mail [ABC News]

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