Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Mosque shooter sacks his lawyer and plans to represent himself in court — sparking fears he could use murder trial to spread his vile anti-Muslim views [Mail Online]

New Zealand attack: cabinet meets to work on gun law changes [The Guardian]

Alesha MacPhail killer Aaron Campbell’s £14,000 legal bill paid for by taxpayer [The Mirror]

UK law firms add 307 net new partners as legal sector grows despite economic uncertainty [City AM]

Lawyers involved in violent crime trials suffering from mental health issues [Daily Record]

Six men in court for “stripping off and throwing poo at each other hitting woman on train” [UniLad]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Woman in first legal challenge against UK’s 10-year limit on egg-freezing [The Guardian]

Philippines officially leaves the International Criminal Court [New York Times]

Judge allows courtroom cameras for R Kelly sex abuse case [HuffPost]

Bin-liner tycoon’s widow loses court battle to wrestle control of his £16million fortune [The Telegraph]

The LPC Law National Advocacy Competition 2019 [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

Secrets to Success Birmingham — with Irwin Mitchell, VWV, Kings Chambers and ULaw [Legal Cheek Events]

“I voted remain. I think Brexit is stupid and will put us in the dark ages; in other words, I deeply disagree with its existence. I also agree with him. We voted to leave; it would be too damaging of a precedent to try and subvert that result.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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