Morning round-up: Thursday 19 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Chaos in court as protests by lawyers leave clients undefended [Financial Times]

UK refusal to issue gender-neutral passports unlawful, high court told [The Guardian]

Claimant lawyers win long-running third-party capture case [Insurance Times]

Mother facing legals bills of £30,000 after court battle over £40 parking ticket [Evening Standard]

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The Split: Everything you need to know about the BBC’s gripping female-led legal drama [Bazar]

Ethics expert calls on SRA to take tougher approach to NDAs [Legal Futures]

Dentons partner arrested after deadly hit-and-run crash [Above The Law]

The legal net closing in on Donald Trump [Financial Times]

Italian officials and German firm face legal action over Saudi arms sales [The Guardian]

Leading criminal defence practice in Kent seeks criminal lawyer [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Clearly anyone who is outraged by this has never been a lawyer. Being a slave to the whims of clients for a fraction of the amount they pay the firm is not as great as it is made out to be.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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