Morning Round-Up: Friday 8 March

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By Legal Cheek on

“A shocking lack of understanding of the justice system is driving dangerous cuts”: A guest post from Karl Turner MP [Criminal Bar Association Blog]

International Women’s Day: Number of “exceptional” female lawyers has doubled in last seven years  [Who’s Who Legal]

Vicky Pryce guilty: Judge Briscoe faces new libel battle against the mother she wrote about [The Independent]

“For the last time, Constance Briscoe is not a senior QC. She’s not even a QC!” [Anya Palmer on Twitter]

Marital coercion legal defence explained [BBC News]

It’s official! Self represented litigants are out. Litigants in person are back in [Pink Tape]

Yet more abseiling solicitors… [Leicester Mercury]

Solicitor charged with sex and immigration offences [Peterborough Telegraph]

More mid-tier mergers predicted as top 100 growth stays low [Legal Week]