Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 24 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

UK law “to recognise animal feelings” [BBC News]

Britain’s own judge at European Court of Justice faces furious backlash after being caught complaining Brexit could be “a great mistake” [The Sun]

Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled [BBC News]

Iran sets court date for jailed Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe [The Guardian]

Hillsborough disaster: David Duckenfield’s bid for legal costs snubbed [BBC News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

National Trust for Scotland in legal row over nude photos at 15th century castle [The Telegraph]

Uber could be prosecuted in UK over massive hack of customers’ details [Mail Online]

Bar to lower standard of proof in disciplinary cases [Law Society Gazette]

BLP and Bryan Cave bring in Deloitte to advise on merger as deal edges forward [Legal Week]

Michael Flynn’s legal team breaks ties with Donald Trump [The Week]

Event: Fintech the future of financial institutions — with Clifford Chance [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Something is broken in the legal profession where law graduates throughout the UK work so hard and are paid pennies.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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