Morning round-up: Friday 1 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Former CPS lawyer found guilty of assaulting mother-in-law in row over housework [The Telegraph]

More London sixth-form schools face threat of legal cases for exclusion [The Guardian]

Sir Philip Green sets his lawyers against Labour MP over claims about his £363m BHS settlement [City A.M.]

Police vow to continue arrests for laughing gas despite court ruling [Independent]

Repugnant’ legal clerk stole hundreds of thousands from clients to fund lavish lifestyle [Daily Post]

Boots sent a legal warning to a charity campaigning to lower the price of the morning-after pill [BuzzFeed]

Gay men to receive ‘Turing Law’ pardon [BBC News]

Gateley: Being a PLC will help protect us from Brexit uncertainty [Legal Futures]

Jolyon Maugham: We’re too fixated on class. What matters is our ability to understand others [The Guardian]

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

“Time and time again Law Soc and SRA hold us accountable to standards they couldn’t achieve in a month of Sundays. Never mind eh guys? I expect the increased practising cert fees increase this year will assist in driving up standards and accountability to the profession…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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