Morning Round-Up: Thursday 31 May

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Christopher Grierson: Reaction

Ex-Hogan Lovells partner jailed for three years over £1.27m fraud – The Lawyer

Married Christopher Grierson blew more than £600,000 to install his lover in a New York apartment and used call girls “as a means of escape and a source of some sort of affection” – The Telegraph

Grierson, who worked 3,500 hours a year, had a ‘depressive illness’ having already been treated for depression and bipolar disorder – Mail Online

CPS: Grierson made 57 fake travel claims – Bloomberg

Other News…

Lawyers prepare for the case against Sweden’s legal system – The Independent

On the face of it, lawyer turned cheesemaker Will Atkinson is a walking, talking advert for giving up the rat race – The Guardian

Lawyer wins £100,000 from solicitors over garden access – Evening Standard

Ken Clarke: Britain needs a free, aggressive, irreverant press – Mail Online