Morning round-up: Tuesday 21 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Article 50: Theresa May to trigger Brexit process next week [BBC News]

Supreme court to consider appeal to enforce smoking ban in UK jails [The Guardian]

Movie-tax lawyer Jolyon Maugham’s bid to stop Brexit in a Dublin court [The Independent]

Commercial law firms failing to make women partners [Irish Legal News]

Is studying law boring? And other student FAQs [The Guardian]

SDT rejects plea of solicitor who claimed “perfect storm” of problems made strike-off unjust [Legal Futures]

Bentley Motors loses legal challenge against Bentley Clothing [Financial Times]

Tottenham star Dele Alli’s parents in legal fight over MK Dons contract they claim they did not sign [The Sun]

Neil Gorsuch: Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick said ’employers should ask women if they want children’ [The Independent]

Bottoms up! Colombian workers cannot be sacked for turning up drunk or high on drugs after law change [Mail Online]

LPC graduates wanted to become Trainee Private Client Lawyers — Immediate Start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I think this kind of system is acceptable for Paypal but is not suited to something as serious as a criminal conviction even if it is considered “low level”, it is likely to have a detrimental affect on any career prospects…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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