Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 4 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Brexit: UK to be “educated” about consequences, says Barnier [BBC News]

An unusual judge-led drive to persuade the UK government to resolve the Brexit crisis by joining the European Free Trade Association, the so-called Norway model, is to be promoted [The Guardian]

New laws on laughing gas face court challenge [The Telegraph]

Fantasists who lied about sex abuse allowed to keep compensation [The Telegraph]

West Ham will take legal action against Sporting Lisbon over failed move for William Carvalho, son of co-owner David Sullivan confirms [Mail Online]

How a creative legal leap helped create vast wealth [BBC Business]

Joshua Rozenberg: Will tomorrow’s workplace privacy judgment be reported any better than last year’s? [Facebook]

Couple suing previous owners of house claim Facebook post proves they hid a flooding problem [The Telegraph]

“Are you on drugs?”: Top Trump lawyer Ty Cobb slams “rabid” press in lengthy response to questions on Comey letter [Business Insider]

Alabama judge’s Facebook post about being racially profiled by police prompts pause in his trial of cop accused of shooting dead black man [Mail Online]

“He’s been through enough and we all make stupid mistakes. It’s time to let him move on with his life.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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

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