Morning round-up: Thursday 28 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

The Lavinia Woodward case exposes equality before the law as a myth [The Guardian]

Ryanair threatened with legal action by UK regulator [BBC News]

A powerful lawyer told a judge why Uber doesn’t need to give drivers holiday pay and sick leave [Business Insider]

Victims of rogue breast surgeon jailed for hundreds of unnecessary operations are handed £37million compensation payout in ‘long overdue’ High Court ruling [Mail Online]

Crooked lawyer facing jail after selling fake Justin Bieber tickets in £10k scam [Birmingham Mail]

Law Society lashes SRA over “new Wild West” of legal regulation [Legal Futures]

Man’s execution stopped after juror said he ‘wondered if black people have souls’ [Metro]

Saudi Arabia urged to ditch ‘male guardianship’ law after lifting ban on female drivers [The Telegraph]

Bristol student event: Infrastructure: the next growth area for lawyers — with Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Myself and my partner are legal aid lawyers. When we started it was reasonably paid and you could expect to get up to 60k per year as a busy Duty solicitor. Not anymore. The higher paid solicitors at law firms earn top end 30k salaries.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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