Posts Tagged: Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 22 January


Freshfields to remove criminal record box from applications [Law Society Gazette] West Brom won't give Anelka legal help to fight FA charge over "quenelle" gesture [Mail Online] Lord Rennard: injustice all round [Head of Legal] Solicitor's stab wounds may have been self-inflicted, coroner hears [The Northern Echo] Hacking trial QC's "This is not Carry On... Read more »

Morning round-up: Tuesday 21 January


Gran punched solicitor at club after being branded a "gyppo" [This is Lancashire] Lord Rennard row: Harassment claim woman hints at legal action [BBC News] Why are so many novelists former lawyers? [Lit-Bits] Lots more people are representing themselves in the family courts [Pink Tape] Criminal lawyers consider further protest action [Law Society Gazette] Constance... Read more »

Morning round-up: Monday 20 January


Man arrested at Croydon Crown Court for "impersonating solicitor" [Croydon Advertiser] Long-serving barrister quits her job to open a B&B saying government cuts to legal aid mean she can no longer pay the bills [Mail Online] Vice meets Glenn Greenwald [Vice] Bar chief urges cap on BPTC numbers [Law Society Gazette] Matthew Ryder QC: You... Read more »

Morning round-up: Friday 17 January


Law firms: charging more, getting less [The Economist] 1 Pump Court criminal barrister: "I sometimes earn as little as £50 per day; I struggle to pay my rent and expenses each month, and I remain in debt" [The Independent] Inquest: trainee solicitor died after injecting drugs [Comet24] A depressing prediction about the future of the... Read more »

Morning round-up: Thursday 16 January


Top judge Constance Briscoe "lied to police in order to bring down Chris Huhne", court hears [The Independent] Courtney Love defends tweet in first Twitter libel trial [WTOP] How Belhaj challenge to UK courts put spotlight on closed hearings [The Guardian] Lord Denning "is my homeboy" leisurewear [Twitter] Lord Denning "is my homeboy" leisurewear Read more »

Morning round-up: Wednesday 15 January


Topless photos atop Empire State Building spark lawsuit [BBC News] Human rights row: UK quitting would be disaster — ECHR head [BBC News] Law firms make up 10 per cent of Stonewall top 100 [The Lawyer] Jury sworn to try barrister accused of lying in Huhne point swap scandal [Court News UK] City solicitors struck... Read more »