Weekend round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories of the weekend

The UK’S highest court will rule over the legality of Northern Ireland’s strict abortion law this week [Belfast Telegraph]

Dragons Den law firm lines up £100m float [The Telegraph]

London law firms go on hiring spree for white-collar crime experts [Financial Times]

A man charged with the murders of an underworld “Mr Big” and a gangland enforcer has appeared in court amid a heavy police presence [BBC News]

Geoffrey Robertson QC: Here’s another Jeremy Thorpe scandal — its chilling legacy in law [The Guardian]

Edward Snowden’s lawyer warns of “databases of ruin” as Big Tech ousts Big Brother in surveillance debate [The Telegraph]

Amazon delivery firms face legal action over workers’ rights [The Guardian]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Trump lawyer Giuliani says president can probably pardon himself [The Telegraph]

Pardons, obstruction of justice and the Rule of Law in the demagogic presidency [LawFare]

We should applaud the end of the nuclear family, says top judge [The Telegraph]

Disgraced solicitor who preyed on sick miners uses compensation cash to buy £2.8m mansion in WAG capital of UK [The Mirror]

Rape juries: Jolyon Maugham hits the wrong target [Barrister Blogger

Richard Susskind writes tribute to Sir Henry Brooke [Society of Computers and Law]

Paralegal sought for the Legal Services Directorate of Avon and Somerset Constabulary [Legal Cheek Hub]

Event: How to make it as a barrister — with Cornerstone, Hardwicke, Radcliffe and Serjeants’ Inn [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Dundee is an amazing place, and university. The law faculty in particular has extremely high standards of teaching, and its recent praise is really well deserved. I feel that a lot of people discredit Dundee based on snobbiness alone, probably having never visited the city or the university.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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