Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 30 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Google faces mass legal action in UK over data snooping [BBC News]

EU court backs British worker’s claim for 13 years of holiday pay in ‘bombshell’ ruling for gig economy [Independent]

Bosnian Croat war criminal dies after drinking poison in UN courtroom [The Guardian]

Donald Trump could run afoul of UK law for retweeting British fascists [The Intercept]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

EU Charter is the only European law not included in Brexit Bill, Keir Starmer tells Lords [Legal Cheek]

Cuts to legal aid ‘costing the government money’ [Public Finance]

Scottish politicians in legal bid to test if Brexit can be stopped [The Scotsman]

Slater & Gordon: It will take 18 months to complete separation of UK and Australian businesses [Legal Futures]

The doctor, barrister, civil servant and Cambridge academic who say they have proof there’s an afterlife [Mail Online]

BPTC & LPC graduates to undertake freelance advocacy work in the County Courts throughout England and Wales [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The bar is dying a slow death. People are leaving in droves. The silks are doing work that used to be done by senior juniors. Gone are the days when silks used to work on a case with a junior. Natural evolution.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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