Morning round-up: Thursday 16 October

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers3High flying pilots beat lawyers to become UK’s top earners [International Business Times]

Criminal lawyers asked to take 4% pay cut as legal aid reforms bite [The Guardian]

“No disadvantages” in being a non-lawyer Lord Chancellor, Grayling says [Legal Futures]

Joshua Rozenberg: Are juries being blinded by science? [The Guardian]

Should employers pay for women to freeze their eggs? [BBC News]

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil may take legal action over allegations of affair with another player’s girlfriend [The Mirror]

UK should do a swap for the Elgin Marbles, says Amal: Lawyer suggests other ancient Greek artefacts should be handed to British Museum to fill the gap [Mail Online]

Barrister Amal Alamuddin continues to make the wrong sort of headlines [Law Society Gazette]

Are murder laws sexist? [BBC News Magazine]

Charlie Brooks hits out at justice system after losing bid for court costs [Evening Standard]

Mass internet surveillance threatens international law, UN report claims [The Guardian]

Rooney Rule: “British football may need to consider legal action” [BBC Sport]

26 people who instantly regretted being arrested in ironic T-shirts [BuzzFeed]

Commercial property paralegal at leading regional firm in Buckinghamshire [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Any trainee or junior associate knows that hook-ups with partners will not do you well down the line” [Legal Cheek Comments]