Morning round-up: Thursday 5 June

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersMajor terrorism trial could be held in secret for first time in UK legal history [The Guardian]

Queen’s Speech announces new Serious Crimes Bill [Law Society Gazette]

Colombia’s Birdman on Italia 90: “Did I want to be a lawyer or Colombia’s No.1 fan?” [FourFourTwo]

Rogue trader Kweku Adoboli sentenced to prison loses appeal bid [The Independent]

Grayling tells LSB to work towards its own abolition [Legal Futures]

Meanwhile outside Colchester Magistrates Court… [Twitter]

Thalidomide drug victims launch legal action [BBC News]

Angry investor tried to set ablaze Leeds law firm [Yorkshire Evening Post]

Facebook and Twitter used in divorce cases to track hidden wealth [Metro]

How I became the UK’s youngest barrister in 600 years [Guardian Careers]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Why is the headline on this not ‘Magic Cirle Material’?!” [Legal Cheek Comments]