Morning round-up: Tuesday 19 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Number of legal aid providers falls 20% in five years, figures show [The Guardian]

UK’s Brexit law does not include an exit date [Politico]

Retiring Lord Chief Justice to review idea of a separate legal system for Wales [Wales Online]

Judge slams ‘callous’ cyclist who showed ‘no remorse’ after killing mother-of-two while riding an illegal bike ‘for the thrill’ as she jails him for 18 months [Mail Online]

Manchester United and Chelsea face legal threat and clubs told to ‘hang their heads in shame’ for ‘failing’ disabled fans [The Telegraph]

Tech entrepreneur develops law firm of the future [Global Legal Post]

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving [The Guardian]

Woman collapses in court after judge rejects her bid to share ex’s millions [Evening Standard]

Strictly Come Dancing: Judge Rinder rejects same-sex dance pairings [BBC News]

Reed Smith is still recruiting campus ambassadors for Birmingham and Cambridge Universities [Legal Cheek Hub]

“You are absolutely fine. Everyone gets the occasional Desmond. The prestige of your university will make up for this. To mitigate this as much as possible I’d recommend doing some significant non law extra curriculars and making sure your commercial awareness is on point!” [Legal Cheek comments]

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