Morning round-up: Friday 25 August

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Magic circle top payer opts against raising NQ pay above £85k, dashing ‘100 Club’ dreams [Legal Cheek]

Widower of woman mown down by cyclist calls for change in law [The Guardian]

Loudmouth, 22, who called a judge ‘a p***y’ then screamed ‘who are you to tell me what to do?’… is hauled from court and jailed for contempt [Mail Online]

YouTube stars win fair use legal battle [BBC News]

UK assures on ‘close’ EU data protection laws after Brexit [Financial Times]

Commercial law firm Hill Dickinson set to open Leeds office [Yorkshire Post]

Solicitors jailed for fraud and perverting the course of justice in action against former employee [Legal Futures]

Cock-a-doodle-don’t: French cockerel faces legal action to silence dawn chorus [The Guardian]

BPTC & LPC graduates sought for County Court Advocate roles: Immediate start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I don’t quite understand how he got onto the Chambers website in the first place? Surely it can’t be as simple as sending in a sample list of qualifications and a decent headshot? If so, I’m off to buy a wig and robe for my cat.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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