Morning round-up: Wednesday 2 August

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

EU law expert blasts Brexiteers ‘Project Fear is now Project Reality’ [Express]

Post-Brexit sanctions law will hit terror group finances [Sky News]

Ministers ‘sneak out’ plans to privatise collection of court fines [Independent]

Judge says sentences should take society impact into account [BBC News]

Serious Fraud Office probe into tobacco giant BAT on ‘bribery’ claims [Evening Standard]

Number of barristers disbarred more than doubles, while social media misconduct grows [Legal Futures]

Three Moscow gang suspects shot dead trying to flee court [The Guardian]

Jordan repeals law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims [Independent]

Law student arrested for shoving pregnant girlfriend under bus [New York Post]

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

“Yes you certainly can and I’m starting mine 2 months before I finish my final LLB year. You can run a TC alongside a qualifying law degree or GDL and take your LPC anytime but must complete it before being admitted on the roll!” [Legal Cheek comments]

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