Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 18 July

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Suicide Act breaches human right to dignity, high court told [The Guardian]

Only parliament can decide the law on assisted dying [The Spectator]

Legal action launched for vaginal mesh sufferers [Sky News]

Poundland in legal row with Toblerone over copycat Twin Peaks chocolate bar [Evening Standard]

A top lawyer has torn apart Phillip Hammond’s comments on the public sector pay cap [The Canary]

MPs urged to pass law against online ‘catfish’ imposters tricking women into sex [Independent]

Reality check: What is the European Court of Justice? [BBC News]

Barrister disbarred for not disclosing previous run-in with SRA when applying to be called [Legal Futures]

Publicist who posted sex romp video with married lawyer on porn site after Grindr date is jailed [The Sun]

“It is socially irresponsible. If these chambers cannot afford to pay junior staff a living wage (and for the record, I’m sure they can), then what hope is there of convincing other, much smaller, businesses to do so?” [Legal Cheek comments]

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