Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

JD Wetherspoon may have breached law over 1.9m Brexit beer mats [The Guardian]

Essex lorry deaths: Man due in court on manslaughter charges [BBC News]

Brexit: EU prepares to grant UK three-month extension [The Guardian]

Second referendum and general election could be held same day, Says Blair [Huffington Post]

Law student killed himself “after smoking cannabis gave him paranoia” [Metro]

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Professional couple spend £500,000 on divorce proceedings [Law Society Gaz

Former Apple lawyer tasked with blocking insider trading indicted on charges of insider trading [Gizmodo]

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani ‘butt dials’ NBC reporter [BBC News]

Mood [Instagram]

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WeilPride 2019: Opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and graduates to gain insight into US firm’s London office [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

“Of course solicitors cannot join the Extinction Rebellion. A solicitor blocking entrance to the Royal Courts of Justice would surely be in breach of the SRA Code of Conduct. Blocking the streets and public transport also raises a lot of issues with that integrity requirement.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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