Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from this morning and the weekend

Barristers to be balloted on possible walkouts in row over legal aid rates [The Guardian]

Rwanda policy: ‘High chance’ of Government defeat in Court of Appeal as first deportation flight faces delay [iNews]

Immigration lawyers are advertising their deportation-busting services to illegal migrants in prisons and detention centres [Mail Online]

NI Protocol changes will not break international law, minister says [City A.M.]

Why aren’t employment tribunals being recorded and transcribed? [Financial Times] (£)

Michael Gove’s planning reforms will ‘erode’ public’s ability to object to developments, legal advice warns [Independent]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Grant Shapps says law change could allow agency workers to break strikes [The Guardian]

No places at Edinburgh University law course for top students [The Times] (£)

Darren Grimes: Who runs this country? Leftie lawyers and their elite rich cheerleaders, or British voters? [GB News]

‘Unfortunate and disappointing’ Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille speaks out on romance claims [Express]

Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit dismissed by US judge after accuser Kathryn Mayorga’s lawyer ‘harmed’ Man Utd star [The Sun]

“‘Unless it’s an emergency’ basically invalidates this. Anything can be made an emergency for partners and clients, even a missing full stop.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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