Morning round-up: Friday 2 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Judge takes swipe at “collapsing” justice system as CPS failures cause yet another sex trial to collapse [The Telegraph]

‘Imagine if Westminster locked up Nicola Sturgeon’ — Ben Emmerson QC tells UN [The National]

Criminal landlords could lose all earnings after court ruling [The Guardian]

UK lawyers call to suspend Saudi Arabia membership to UN Human Rights Council [Middle East Monitor]

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Irish court refuses man’s extradition because of Brexit [The Guardian]

Newcastle engineer’s terror trial halted as barrister is taken to hospital [Chronicle Live]

Meet Baroness Fiona Shackleton — Prince Harry and William’s lawyer who Lisa Armstrong has hired for Ant McPartlin divorce [Metro]

George Clooney reveals he pursued wife Amal Clooney by email [Elle]

Event: Secrets to Success in Birmingham with Pinsent Masons, Irwin Mitchell and St Philips Chambers at ULaw [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It’s a valueless statistic unless the people marking the exams are consistent whether they mark in the morning or the afternoon or more likely dead of night to up their teachers income!” [Legal Cheek comments]

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