Morning round-up: Tuesday 27 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Barristers threaten walkout over legal aid payment changes [The Guardian]

Three top barristers conclude: ‘Vote Leave committed crime on Brexit campaign’ [Evening Standard]

Law firms look to capitalise on initial coin offering boom [Financial Times]

Manchester law firm claims legal worker’s account was ‘hijacked’ after bizarre Hillsborough outburst [Echo]

Barristers given a wigging by judge for ‘constantly interrupting’ each other [Metro]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Senior lawyer who faced jail over claim she illegally helped her boyfriend dodge a £100 speeding ticket is cleared after two-year court ordeal [Mail Online]

Man is charged with supplying drugs after law student falls nine floors to his death [Lincolnshire Live]

Rapper’s lawyer seeks to play music at DMX’s sentencing [Business Insider]

Porn star Stormy Daniels suing Trump lawyer for defamation [Sky News]

Kalisher Paid Internship 2018 at the Criminal Cases Review Commission [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Sexual harassment is rife. I knew a fellow student on a mini-p with a silk who made sexual innuendos at her WHILST in a conference with an alleged sex offender. This silk also pestered her with text messages during and after the mini suggesting they meet up etc.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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