Morning round-up: Thursday 2 February

Avatar photo

By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Brexit free movement restrictions would ruin Britain’s £26bn legal services industry, country’s top lawyers warn [The Independent]

EU law will continue to affect Britons even after Brexit, former attorney general warns [The Sun]

Brexiteers slam Irish Article 50 case lawyer’s claims that people were misled [City A.M.]

Lawyer may have to repay £3.2m over al-Sweady inquiry, court told [The Guardian]

Worth a shot… [Twitter]

Judge’s fury after woman, 31, is hauled before court for calling a man who owed her boss money ‘a pussy’ on his answerphone in a case costing taxpayers £3,000 [Mail Online]

The looming issues awaiting Donald Trump’s supreme court nominee [The Guardian]

Apple mulls legal action against Donald Trump’s travel ban [The Telegraph]

Commuters raise £26,000 to launch legal review into ‘breakdown’ of Southern Rail services [Evening Standard]

Law student crashed into traffic lights during police chase [Telegraph & Argus]

Judge used laptop to Google information during a High Court hearing [Mirror]

Apply to attend — Commercial Awareness Question Time: Northern Powerhouse Special [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I just don’t understand what’s wrong with the Stevie Wonder comment if, as does not seem to have been disputed, it was genuinely something said/written by a lay client about him.” [Legal Cheek comments]

For all the latest commercial awareness info, and advance notification of Legal Cheek’s careers events, sign up to the Legal Cheek Hub here.