Morning round-up: Monday 7 April

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.

NewspapersVulnerable witness reforms proposed by Keir Starmer in new “victims’ law” [BBC News]

Young women lawyers: stop feeling so entitled and get on with it, says top female judge [The Telegraph]

Silk to no longer be a permanent appointment? [Legal Futures]

City lawyer dies after car ploughs into telegraph pole on country road in Surrey [Evening Standard]

Dominatrix seeks lawyer [Twitter]

NHS is billed £83k legal fees… over a £1k payout: Health chiefs to crack down on “excessive” claims by lawyers [Mail Online]

Legal Analysis of the Google Glass trademark dispute [The Drum]

Turkish PM Erdogan criticises Twitter court ruling [BBC News]

Lawyer: “They’re either in it for justice, in which case they are poor, or they are in it for money, in which case they are mildly sociopathic. Choose wisely” [Thought Catalogue]

Fears grow over Russian court revamp [Law Society Gazette]

“What to do when the regulators are more incompetent than those they are supposed to be regulating?” [Legal Cheek Comments]