Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

LGBT groups and celebrities call for gender law reform [BBC News]

Expect the new batch of floating law firms to sink [MoneyWeek]

US Supreme Court gives go-ahead for Trump wall funding [BBC News]

Amy Winehouse’s ex Blake Fielder-Civil makes legal grab for a £1 million cut of the tragic singer’s fortune [The Sun]

Labour has spent ‘£400k’ on legal advice over antisemitism crisis [The Jewish Chronicle]

US Department of Justice must make antitrust fit for the age of Big Tech [Financial Times]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

MPs say they think cannabis could be legal in UK within 10 years [LadBible]

UK’s top judge calls for donations to legal support charity [The Guardian]

Black student group criticizes Harvard Law School after anonymous messages [The Guardian]

Clive Bull battles with lawyer over Boris Johnson pledges [LBC]

Student event next week: Secrets to Success Hong Kong — with Clifford Chance, Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters, Mayer Brown and ULaw [Legal Cheek Events]

On-demand paralegal startup seeks senior legal recruiter [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

“Go for Pennsylvania. Ivy League superior to Oxbridge. Plus sets you apart. UK law firms will prefer it.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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