Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Lib Dems send BBC legal letter saying leaders’ debate needs a Remain voice [The New European]

Top lawyer calls Prince Andrew BBC interview “a catastrophic error” [The Guardian]

Labour’s plans to part-nationalise BT “illegal under EU law”, Conservatives say [City AM]

International Criminal Court may investigate UK “war crimes cover-up” [BBC]

We’ll hit Amazon next, says lawyer chasing Uber over £1bn unpaid VAT [This is Money]

Prorogation barrister heads push against “exit-fee” contracts [Financial Times]

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Outrage as mother of ISIS ‘Beatle’ is given £6,000 in legal aid to fight for “murderer” son’s return to UK [The Sun]

Roxy Jacenko hires $10,000-a-day lawyer in legal fight with Bitcoin trader who allegedly launched a verbal tirade at her during a speaking engagement [Mail Online]

The ‘rough sex’ defence plea is growing. It’s a worrying trend [The Guardian]

Boutique law firm seeks solicitor with strong client base [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

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“Don’t worry snowflakes, you can rent a flat from my extensive BTL portfolio. I bought at least one central London flat a year back in the 1990s.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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