Morning Round-Up: Thursday 3 May

Barrister’s failure to turn up was “a gross discourtesy” – Llanelli Star

JAC commissioner: ‘let solicitors become judges’ – Law Society Gazette

‘The partners wouldn’t like you’: Get a job at my size? Fat chance! – Mail Online

Residents make legal move to stop east London flats being turned into missile base – Evening Standard

New York forces pro bono requirements upon would-be lawyers because no one else cares about poor people – Above the Law