Friday, 30 August 2019

Friday Rundown

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Friday Rundown

A rundown of this week’s top news stories.

  1. Boris Johnson seeking legal advice for secret plan to shut down Parliament and force Brexit through [via Politics Home]
  2. Pound falls as Queen asked to suspend Parliament [via BBC News]
  3. Clyde & Co Edinburgh team moves to Scottish firm [via The Law Society Gazette]
  4. Ex-Google and Uber engineer charged with theft [via BBC News]
  5. Asylum case rejected by controversial judge Sandy Street will be reheard [via The Guardian]
  6. Public sector to launch ‘mass legal battle’ over pension reforms [via The Guardian]
  7. 90% of firms pessimistic about criminal sector’s future [via The Law Society Gazette]
  8. G7 leaders told to scrap discriminatory gender laws from statute books [via The Guardian]
  9. Rejection of international law on the rise, Iran’s foreign minister says [via Reuters]
  10. Bumper retention rates point to City optimism [via The Law Society Gazette]
  11. Law firms owed tens of thousands await news of Bolton sale [via The Law Society Gazette]