Morning round-up: Thursday 14 December

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Supreme court vacancies lead to hopes for greater diversity [The Guardian]

Accepting EU law ‘price worth paying’ for transition deal, say MPs [Sky News]

Government fights back over judges’ pensions [Financial Times]

32 reasons to keep the EU Charter as part of UK law post-Brexit [Huffington Post]

Lawyer denies downloading child porn as he is not attracted to black people [Metro]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Tesco faces legal threat over marketing its food with ‘fake farm’ names [The Guardian]

MPs say Facebook could take legal responsibility as a publisher post Brexit as US giant promises to pay more UK tax [Press Gazette]

West Ham in legal dispute with London Stadium landlords over plans to install extra 9,000 seats [Mail Online]

Beyonce-inspired brewer told to cease and desist by singer’s lawyers [City A.M.]

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

“If you get an offer from the second firm it would also be appropriate to explain you have another offer, and have a polite but frank discussion about the prospects of getting a training contract with them — and potentially also negotiate slightly better pay.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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