Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 6 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Brexit news: Top EU lawyer warns Theresa May over ‘dangerous’ lack of realism in damning intervention [Evening Standard]

Ministry of Justice admits to employing hundreds on zero-hour contracts [The Telegraph]

Iraq inquiry detectives claim they were ignored over `fraud´ concerns [Mail Online]

Student who travelled from Kuwait to study law in Wales dies in three-car crash [Wales Online]

Couple who faked holiday sickness ‘rumbled’ on Facebook [The Guardian]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Accountants to challenge government decision on rights to handle legal work [Legal Futures]

Grenfell Tower resident who had gas cannisters in flat fails in court anonymity bid over blaze link fears [Press Gazette]

UK is world’s largest producer of legal cannabis [Sky News]

Don’t give elites a legal way to strangle investigative journalism [The Guardian]

When does she find time for school? Georgetown Law student Tiffany Trump takes another trip to soak up the sun in LA, just weeks after enjoying getaways in New York and Las Vegas [Mail Online]

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

“Be the better person would be my advice — but after you’ve done that for a while, without success, keep conversation and contact with the ex girlfriend to a minimum. This will help avoid the consequences of pathological spite, if it is present.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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