Morning round-up: Tuesday 26 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Chakrabarti ‘would not condemn’ people who break strike laws [The Guardian]

‘Loophole lawyer’ who specialises in driving offences escapes jail after telling judge her daughter is a victim of cyber bullying [The Telegraph]

Two friends ‘staged a fake legal row to get on TV programme Judge Rinder after working out the show would pay damages’ – as ITV vows to report them to the police over ‘£5,000 con’ [Mail Online]

British lesbian wins legal recognition of her union in landmark Hong Kong case [Pink News]

Australian legal tech firm launches digital platform to select barristers [Global Legal Post]

Law Society settles ‘abuse of dominant position’ case amid war of words [Legal Futures]

Giant inflatable shark and barrister’s wig amongst train lost property [Bracknell News]

Petition started to change law over reporting of cat deaths on Britain’s roads [BBC News]

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

“I thought that too! What sort of uni did she go to? I once had a 9am to 7pm day at uni when I had 9am to 11am lectures and then 6pm to 7pm in the same day!” [Legal Cheek comments]

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