Morning round-up: Tuesday 29 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersPrime Minister’s brother criticises legal aid reforms as he acts pro bono for fraud defendants [The Telegraph]

Alex Cameron QC’s decision to act pro bono is a big deal [Twitter]

Solicitor steals £134,000 from clients to fund “obsession” with younger woman [The Telegraph]

Max Clifford guilty of eight indecent assaults [BBC News]

Naked female judge who exercised and sunbathed nude in her office allowed to return to work [The Mirror]

Egyptian judge sentences 720 men to death [The Guardian]

One for law students in revision hell [MakeEverythingOK]

The hacking trial: like being in a very busy Starbucks with no air con [Jack of Kent]

“Pour away the cheap perfume, hopes do not forge; for no woman but Amal can now make love to George” [Evening Standard]

More Amal Alamuddin-George Clooney reaction [Evening Standard]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Finally, women with brains have become cool” [Legal Cheek Comments]