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The top legal affairs news stories from the long weekend

No-deal Brexit thrusts UK into “legal vacuum”, warns Keir Starmer [The Guardian]

Ex-Weinstein assistant calls for ban on contracts to silence harassment victims [The Observer]

Family court judge who inspired new BBC film The Children Act speaks of heartbreak over harrowing case [The Telegraph]

Angelina Jolie fires her lawyer as custody battle rages on with Brad Pitt [Hollywood Life]

Beg, get arrested, go to court, repeat… [BBC News]

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Iran asks UN’s highest court to suspend US sanctions [Washington Post]

Warsaw will “ignore” ECJ ruling on justice reform [Politico]

Jailed Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh goes on hunger strike [The Guardian]

Company collapses lead to insolvency law clampdown [BBC News]

Six teenage girls to appear in court over death of Egyptian student, 18, outside Nottingham shopping centre [The Sun]

“Yeah everyone at Freshies should quit their jobs. Yawn. Where do you work fella?” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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