Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 24 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Harvey Weinstein: how lawyers kept a lid on sexual harassment claims [Financial Times]

Supreme Court to examine Northern Ireland’s abortion law [Belfast Telegraph]

Brexit ‘could be delayed’ if any aspect of negotiations is referred to European Court of Justice, experts warn [Independent]

Phone-hacking victims’ lawyer sues former employer over ‘unpaid fees’ [The Guardian]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Legal services: It’s time to be transparent about pricing [City A.M.]

Dock officers removed from court for ‘snoring’ during trial of hairdresser accused of infecting lovers with HIV [Evening Standard]

George Clooney reveals his lawyer wife Amal has also faced sexual harassment at work as he claims abuse is not just Hollywood’s problem but rife in all industries [Mail Online]

Parents face legal challenge after naming baby ‘Jihad’ [The Telegraph]

5 signs you are ready for law school [Above The Law]

Event: How technology and innovation will change the role of lawyers — with Osborne Clarke [Legal Cheek Hub]

“You’re seriously overstating the effect of Brexit if you think 72% of the demand for legal services is EU dependant. There were more than 45000 practicing solicitors in 1984.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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