Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 15 May

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

NewspapersStobart Barristers reaches the end of the road [Legal Futures]

George Clooney’s fiancée Amal Alamuddin cuts a stylish figure at a beauty salon after she is showered with engagement gifts from friends and family at her London home [Mail Online]

Judges criticise impact of legal aid cuts [The Guardian]

“You Can Do Anything With a Law Degree”: That’s what everyone says. Turns out everyone’s wrong [Slate]

Corporate lawyer needed [Twitter]

Law Society warns of “Solicitors from Hell” email scam [Law Society Gazette]

The criminal barrister — an endangered species [The Times] Free version available on [Facebook]

Legal laggards begin to master diversity briefs [Financial Times]

Qatar promises to reform labour laws after outcry over “World Cup slaves” [The Guardian]

The world needs a lawyer version of this [White Men Wearing Google Glass]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Interesting that BPP hasn’t caught up with the DDA being replaced by the Equality Act…” [Legal Cheek Comments]