Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 25 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

NI abortion law appeal continues at Supreme Court [BBC News]

Britain’s wealthiest tax avoiders risk being exposed after offshore law firm is hacked [The Sun]

UK terrorism law expert warns government over plans for new legislation [The Guardian]

Solicitor ‘taken in’ by drug dealer jailed for helping him launder money [Manchester Evening News]

Hillary paid for notorious ‘golden showers’ dossier on Trump: Her campaign lawyer funded dirty tricks firm’s research into his Russian links which came up with discredited claims [Mail Online]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

NYC judge kicked off bench after dropping F-bomb on fellow judge during court [Syracuse]

‘You own it’: Judge quotes Eminem lyrics as New Zealand party found guilty of ripping off Lose Yourself [The Telegraph]

Defence lawyer dies after collapsing during closing argument in murder trial [Independent]

Gemma Collins ‘consulting lawyer’ over stage fall at Radio 1’s Teen Awards [BBC News]

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

“This wasn’t a criminal case it was an employment case although some of the alleged behaviour may have been criminal. In corporate crime we are seeing an increase over here in deferred prosecution agreements, which are the closest thing you’ll see to a NDA in crime.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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