Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 23 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Barrister orders Piers Morgan to retract allegation that he is a ‘liar’ [Legal Cheek]

Britain faces ‘legal void’ if it fails to strike EU trade deal, warns ex-ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers [The Telegraph]

‘Cash for crash gang’ to be tried by judge alone after he dismisses jurors who ‘were offered £500 bribes and filmed outside court’ [Mail Online]

Legal aid shakeup hands lifeline to domestic violence victims [The Guardian]

A form!? [Twitter]

Courts to ban cross-examination of victims by abusers [BBC News]

A man has been jailed for broadcasting a court trial on Facebook Live [Wales Online]

I’m tired of law, but is a career break right for me? [The Guardian]

Law Society of Scotland warns that legal aid work ‘no longer affordable’ for Scottish firms [The Herald]

Event: The future of litigation — Apply to attend [Legal Cheek Hub]

I sold my flat last year for £600+k to a law student… who paid in cash (i.e. no mortgage). Depressing, but true. [Legal Cheek comments]

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