Morning round-up: Monday 30 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

BBC pay gap: women working with lawyers on potential legal action [The Guardian]

Government risks anger over “plans to allow prisoners to vote” [Sky News]

Labour leads Lords plot to inflict defeat on Government’s plans to scrap EU rights charter from UK law [The Independent]

MPs must face legal action if they mistreat their staff, Theresa May says as she fights to stamp out sexual harassment in Westminster [The Sun]

Joshua Rozenberg: Sir Peter Smith — my part in his downfall; and the lessons that must now be learned [Facebook]

Battles over music and sports streaming dominate High Court, analysis shows [The Guardian]

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Human rights lawyer reports “catalogue of sexual harassment” at Holyrood [The Scotsman]

UK most abide by European Court of Human Rights even after Brexit fumes Abbott [The Express]

Fee dispute: I wasn’t sure what work Mark Lewis was doing, law firm chief tells court [Law Society Gazette]

Former Simmons & Simmons lawyer Frances Lowe obituary [The Guardian]

Key graduate recruitment deadlines calendar [Legal Cheek Careers]

“What about card counting?? Perhaps objectively dishonest (thought that’s contestable if you don’t use technology just your brain) but counting cards shouldn’t become a fraudulent action…” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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