Morning round-up: Monday 5 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Katie Price wins backing of MPs for a ‘Harvey’s Law’ to make online trolling a new crime after her disabled son had abuse hurled at him on the internet [Mail Online]

Theresa May proposes new law that would have jailed protesters who disrupted speech by Jacob Rees-Mogg [The Mirror]

Law watchdog broadens inquiry into claims of Hogan Lovells misconduct in South Africa [The Telegraph]

Universal credit system faces landmark legal challenge [The Observer]

Leading lawyer accuses sheriff of pulling faces and bullying him in court [Daily Record]

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Leading barrister in Worboys judicial review bid replaced after three weeks of tax payer funded work on case [The Telegraph]

Kylie Minogue insists name trademark court battle with Kylie Jenner was “nothing personal” [The Sun]

Read the powerful praise a judge gave an Imam who stopped an angry crowd from attacking Darren Osborne [BuzzFeed]

City solicitor loses argument with taxman over £215k payment made to ex-firm’s bank [Legal Futures]

ICLR is seeking full-time law reporters — law grads apply now [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The classic myth that US firms will always beast you harder than MC firms irrespective of seat and busy or down periods really needs to be put to rest.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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