Morning round-up: Thursday 14 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Modern slavery at UK Traveller site may be tip of iceberg, warns judge [The Guardian]

Barrister who hoarded papers died when they set alight on hob and burned down luxury flat, inquest hears [The Telegraph]

Uber legal chief is stepping down as new CEO sets agenda [Skift]

Putting ‘kiwi and banana’ on road was dangerous charge withdrawn [Coleraine Times]

Afraid of the competition? SRA ratchets up rhetoric in row with SRA [Legal Futures]

Judge sends Martin Shkreli to jail for Facebook post offering bounty for Hillary Clinton’s hair [CNBC]

A high-profile law firm has filed a complaint alleging Macy’s racially profiles Asian shoppers [Quartz]

Bitcoin exchanges lack ‘legal’ basis; ban to follow? [Cryptocoins News]

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

“Magic Circle trainee here — I usually take an hour. No one cares unless I’m going to miss a deadline as a result. It just means I accept I’m likely to go home at 9 instead of 8, but for the sake of having a break and seeing my friends in my cohort it’s worth it.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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