Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Boris Johnson to seek Supreme Court ruling on no-deal Brexit [The Telegraph]

Macron gives Johnson until end of week to overhaul Brexit plan [The Guardian]

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox “threatens to resign if Boris Johnson doesn’t to write to the EU asking for a Brexit extension” after PM vowed he would rather “die in a ditch” [Mail Online]

High Court injunction: Famous married billionaire tycoon “bought woman’s silence for £1million after she claimed he gave her two sexually-transmitted diseases” [Mail Online]

Meghan Markle could face dad Thomas in UK court for the first time in five years over release of private letter [The Sun]

Royal legal action against press was timed to pick where case heard [Financial Times]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

The UK’s top financial watchdog made statements for use in court that were later acknowledged by a senior official to be false [BBC News]

Liz Truss denies reports that she is abandoning transgender law reforms [iNews]

Sadiq Khan’s £1.7million online police unit brought just six trolls to justice in two years despite £1.7million of public money [The Sun]

Thailand judge shoots himself in court after criticising system [BBC News]

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Student event: Mental health and wellbeing in the law — with Taylor Wessing [Legal Cheek Events]

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Re the tycoon case, was the accuser married and has she given any reason for not returning the money?



NDA moaners like the cash they get for shutting up about their usually unprovable and often utterly false allegations. But keeping them in line afterwards needs firm action.



Yeah, that’s totally why they get given NDA cash – because they make ‘false’ and ‘unproveable’ allegations.

I’m not going to bother with work today. I’m going to seek free cash and an NDA from Prince Charles for organising my recent alien abduction.

Suck it losers!



That would have been more believable than a lot of allegations which are made in the hope of receiving a payout!


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