Morning round-up: Monday 16 June

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersPu Zhiqiang: China arrests human rights defender [The Guardian]

New law against forced marriage takes effect [The Independent]

Sir Nigel Knowles: The end of the legal market as we know it is nigh [The Lawyer]

Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions? [The Guardian]

Chelsea FC appoints ex-Freshfields lawyer as first-ever head of legal [Legal Business]

Advocado [Law School Memes]

LinkedIn faces lawsuit over “email spamming” practises [Digital Spy]

Twitter users blast Tony Blair on Iraq [CBS News]

Singapore dilemma: When diversity policy meets local law [BBC News]

In praise of: Phil Shiner [Law Society Gazette]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Today you will do fun on a video. Afterwards you will make up the billing hours lost. That is all” [Legal Cheek Comments]