Morning round-up: Friday 26 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Law Society takes action over cuts to legal aid fees [The Guardian]

Sadiq Khan launches John Worboys judicial review bid [BBC News]

Presidents Club: Thousands sign petition to reinstate workplace sexual harassment law repealed in 2013 [Independent]

UK could get more child refugees after legal battle [Metro]

Doctor whose mistakes cost life of six-year-old struck off after High Court challenge [The Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Presidents Club latest: BLP, Kingsley Napley and Fried Frank lawyers named on exclusive guest list [Legal Cheek]

BSB to consider whether chambers need ‘work allocation officers’ to ensure equality [Legal Futures]

EU court: Asylum seekers must not be forced to take ‘gay tests’ [BBC News]

Facebook escapes Austria class action but still faces grilling [Financial Times]

Man in court accused of hate crime over ‘batter gypos’ Facebook post [Grimsby Telegraph]

Leeds student event: Technology and the future of legal practice — with Womble Bond Dickinson [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Given the number of people who claim not to have seen anything and to have left early the event sounds as though it must have been fairly quiet…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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