Morning round-up: Friday 18 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

‘Divorce on demand’ risk if woman in ‘loveless’ marriage is allowed to leave, Supreme Court hears [The Telegraph]

Fears of legal chaos as barrister action is expected to bite at county’s criminal courts [Lancashire Post]

UK referred to Europe’s top court over air pollution [BBC News]

Father of Exeter University law student, 20, who hanged himself warns UK student suicides have doubled in ten years as he demands action is taken over the ‘massive issue’ [Mail Online]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Morrisons could pay 40 per cent of legal costs in data breach case if upcoming appeal fails [City A.M.]

Tribunal tells SRA and solicitors it prosecutes: ‘We’re not just there to rubber-stamp your plea deals’ [Legal Futures]

Racist rant by New York lawyer tanks his law firm’s Yelp rating [Fortune]

Models call for a legal binding contract against sexual harassment [Harpers Bazaar]

Reed Smith are hiring Campus Ambassadors! [Legal Cheek Hub]

The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference on Wednesday 23 May [Legal Cheek]

“I write as a corporate lawyer. Much of it does feel like bullshit, but that’s not to say it’s unnecessary — if clients want to do what they want to do, they need us to help them navigate all of the hoops. Whether what they are doing is valuable to the economy or society is another question.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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