Morning round-up: Tuesday 14 February

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Tank-chasing lawyer Phil Shiner reported to police by Tory MP for hounding Iraq heroes [The Sun]

Divorcees don’t need to afford lifestyle they were accustomed to in marriage, Court of Appeal judge says as he rules against ex-wife [The Telegraph]

The incredible life of international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney [Business Insider UK]

Who is Rebecca Long-Bailey? From ‘high-flying solicitor’ to Labour’s shadow business secretary [International Business Times]

Harvard law professor who taught Barack and Michelle Obama says former First Lady ‘should’ve been President’ [The Independent]

Law firm told to repay insurance company £70,000 after systematically inflating legal costs [Manchester Evening News]

Ex-GCHQ whistleblower attacks plans to extend dragnet of secrecy law [The Guardian]

BuzzFeed sued by businessman smeared in Trump dossie [PoliZette]

Apply to attend: How to become a serious injury lawyer — live in Manchester [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I do think there’s a lot people with the ‘my sh*t don’t stink’ attitude; I’m willing to bet most people who’ve signed this petition don’t give a damn about the homeless…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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