Morning round-up: Monday 13 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

EU planning for collapse of Brexit talks, says Michel Barnier [The Guardian]

Sir Vince Cable: House of Lords is ready to defeat parts of Theresa May’s Brexit Bill [The Independent]

London mayor supports compromise efforts between regulator and Uber [Reuters]

Did the DUP’s controversial Brexit donors break the law — by refusing to reveal the secret source of their cash? [Open Democracy]

Judge does not jail paedophile, 60, who sexually abused two girls under 14 because his bad BACK would cause him “considerable discomfort” behind bars [Mail Online]

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David Boies: the super-lawyer who fell to earth [Financial Times]

Chinese judge falls asleep during trial after liquid lunch [South China Morning Post]

Ghana’s Street lawyers dispense instant justice [BBC News]

Barrister live tweets NHS operation experience [Twitter]

DiversCity in Law 2017: A commercial law graduate recruitment event for LGBT candidates. Apply to attend [DiversCity in Law]

“Any proper, independently verified reason why Oxford is considered the best, besides posh types wazzing out the word ‘Oxford’ and going ‘Oooooooooohhh’?” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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