Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 28 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Deliveroo faces fresh legal action over ‘worker’ rights [Financial Times]

Rape victim says judge ‘right about women’s drunkenness’ [BBC News]

Judge says wife forced to drink bleach is not ‘vulnerable’ because she has friends and a degree… as he frees husband to play county cricket [The Telegraph]

Was the cricketer who forced his wife to drink bleach spared prison because his wife was “too intelligent”? [Secret Barrister]

Church lawyer jailed for stealing £4million to fund lavish holidays [Christian Today]

Law-change call for schools to record all bullying [BBC News]

Will robolawyers price humans out of the game? [The Guardian]

SRA fines solicitor who breached its own and Football Association rules [Legal Futures]

Brewdog U-turn over legal threat to ‘Lone Wolf’ pub [Campaign Live]

Beyonce’s dad is sued for $50,000 after ‘refusing to pay a legal bill [Mail Online]

Leading boutique law firm seeks LPC graduate for paralegal role [Legal Cheek Hub]

The current period — 5 years separation — is far too long, and plainly derives from a far more conservative time, where divorce itself was probably still seen as ‘morally wrong.’ However, I still think a period of separation should be required — however, that period should be a matter of months, not years. [Legal Cheek comments]

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