Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 15 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Woman abandons rape case in despair at legal process [The Guardian]

Barclays appears in court over latest Qatar charge [Financial Times]

Carillion collapse: Scores of Newcastle jobs saved by Clifford Chance [City A.M.]

Fisherman fighting to save ancient salmon-fishing method wins Supreme Court fight [The Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Max Mosley has begun a legal bid to gag the Press forever over his S&M orgy [The Sun]

Cryptocurrency latest: ‘Unprecedented’ Bitcoin legal battles baffle top regulation lawyers [Express]

France’s ‘Fake News’ law won’t work [Bloomberg]

Judge brands Taylor Swift’s ‘haters’ lyric ‘banal’ while dismissing copyright lawsuit against her over Shake It Off [Mail Online]

Porn star now attends top law school [Page Six]

Legal research assistant to Philip Rainey QC and Michael Walsh [Legal Cheek Hub]

“As a former partner in a City firm, I can say with some confidence that the same pressures apply throughout the legal practice hierarchy. Indeed, the prevailing dismissive attitude from both fellow partners and staff is frequently that partners deserve to be stressed as they are paid accordingly…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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