Belfast Telegraph

Morning Round-Up: Thursday 25 October

Savile investigation: appointment of law firm linked to BBC questioned [The Independent] McCann’s case against lawyer to be heard soon [Merc Reporter] Video of woman fighting young skateboarding punks in front of a law school [YouTube via Above the Law] Revealed: females make up less than 10 per cent of top 100’s equity partner ranks… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Thursday 13 September

Zatman & Co rebrands as BBS Zatman and reveals new structure [Manchester Evening News] Solicitor and trainee to stand trial over ‘sham wedding’ [Belfast Telegraph] What are we training young lawyers to become? [The Times] Ex-Hammonds partner linked to police alteration of Hillsborough statements [Legal Week] Criminal bar chief: unity can help resist ‘extinction’ [Law… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Thursday 16 August

Christians who refused to let gay couple share a bedroom in their guesthouse to take battle to Supreme Court – Mail Online Over a third of law firms could go to the wall – Business Weekly Man who swore at judge jailed for contempt of court – Belfast Telegraph ‘She was a liar': Ivy League… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 31 July

Katie Holmes ‘mystery man’ named as her lawyer – Digital Spy Tom Cruise dines with lawyer as reports emerge he has ‘annoyed Katie Holmes by spoiling Suri’ – Huffington Post UK The judge who fell asleep – The Guardian How lawyers over-claimed £22m in fees – Belfast Telegraph Rules, rights (rings) and the Twitter joke:… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Friday 1 June

Legal ‘hell’ over stunts staged by explorer Fiennes – Yorkshire Post So Butler-Sloss, our women and ethnic minority lawyers aren’t up to the job? – The Guardian Lawyer blamed over BBC man still trapped in Zimbabwe – Evening Standard Murder charge is dropped thanks to prosecutors’ gaffe – Belfast Telegraph Andy Coulson turns to DLA… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 15 May

Britain’s most televised barrister dons the disguise of Captain Slow – The Independent What to expect in court as a trainee solicitor – Duncan Gibbins The wrong Carlos: how Texas sent an innocent man to his death – The Guardian Twitter twits – Law Society Gazette Serious lack of women and minorities among top judges:… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Thursday 12 April

One Direction in legal row over name – The Independent Criminals in Staffordshire owe £11.1 million in unpaid county court fines – The Sentinel Reporter causes mistrial in murder case by tweeting photos of juror – Mail Online Solicitor helps out with Coronation Street story lines – Manchester Evening News Gu Kailai: spectacular fall from… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 14 March

Sorry m’lud, we’ve lost the handcuff keys – Oxford Mail Want to be a barrister? Save £17,000 before passing Go – The Guardian Legal aid cuts to affect MP surgeries – The Independent Top QC: Bill of Rights Commission chair trying to “pick us off one by one” – Belfast Telegraph

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 31 January

Mike Semple Piggot meets struck-off barrister David Harris – Charon QC Legal action against ex-MI6 chief – Belfast Telegraph Biglaw’s new normal isn’t great for new talent – Above the Law Legal aid bill: why the media’s silence? – John Prescott in The Guardian

Morning Round-Up: Friday 20 January

Belfast solicitor ‘linked to Triads’ – Belfast Telegraph Former judge Beatrice Bolton dog bite charges withdrawn – BBC Juror carried out internet research on court case ‘because she didn’t understand judge’s instruction not to’ – Daily Mail McGrigors and Pinsent Masons moot £282m merger – The Lawyer

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 17 January

File-sharing ACS Law solicitor fined and suspended – PC Pro Baroness Eaton urges re-think of clin neg legal aid cuts – Bradford Telegraph & Argus Woman stripped naked and threatened to cut off lover’s penis – Belfast Telegraph NASA in legal battle with ex-astronaunts over “space collectables” – Al Jazeera