Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 1 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Supreme Court judges reserve ruling over term-time holiday legal battle [Evening Standard]

Phil Shiner’s legal firm ‘made £1.6m with improper fee deal over Iraq troop abuse claims’ [The Telegraph]

Cambridge don divorcee wins battle against lawyer ex-husband who claimed “she works so hard I don’t need to pay maintenance” [The Mirror]

Amazon pledges legal support to action against Trump travel ban [The Guardian]

Turing’s Law: Thousands of convicted gay and bisexual men receive posthumous pardons [The Telegraph]

British lawyer plots legal bid to make Brexit reversible [Yahoo News]

Moped rider wins High Court test case over £130 parking fine in Camden [Evening Standard]

Barrister is fined £1,000 for claiming he is so good in court he ‘could get Stevie Wonder a driving licence’ [Mail Online]

Can I still get into law with a 2:2 degree? [The Guardian]

Full Fact: Barristers and diversity [Full Fact]

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

“In essence, do not let the hype cloud your judgment of the benefits it can have for the practice of law. Do your research into what legal AI is because there are many different branches and numerous practical applications.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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