Weekend round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories of the weekend

Thousands of students launch legal bid for £20m compensation after university strikes [The Independent]

Tory MP who blocked upskirting bill says he was scapegoated [The Guardian]

“We could collapse the Government”: Tory rebel ringleader Dominic Grieve issues warning to May as he says Remainers will NOT back down in Brexit row ahead of crunch votes this week [Mail Online]

Grenfell Tower fireman hits back at lawyer Imran Khan’s racism “slur” [The Times]

Theresa May’s constitutional law fail [Twitter]

US law firms revive bidding war for young talent [Financial Times]

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Labour in fresh anti-Semitism row over barrister appointment [ITV News]

Government considers a review of law on licensing medicinal cannabis [The Telegraph]

League Against Cruel Sports in legal battle with vegan “whistleblower” [The Observer]

Celebrity lawyer Nick Freeman slammed as “ignorant” by daughter over controversial upskirting comments [Evening Standard]

The poignant and almost forgotten case of Sam Wright [Barrister Blogger]

BPTC & LPC graduates sought to work as County Court Advocates. Immediate start! [Legal Cheek Hub]

Student event: Secrets to Success Bristol, with Burges Salmon, RPC and St John’s Chambers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“You lot are mugs. Stop thinking firm prestige is the key factor in business. Even if they float for a fraction the big dogs will make a mint. Welcome to the real world” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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