Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 1 October

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

newspapers3European Court of Human Rights undermines democracy, says former Lord Chief Justice [The Telegraph]

KPMG gains legal services licence [Financial Times]

Lord Neuberger: “a Facebook or Twitter account is at once a pulpit and a confessional” [Supreme Court]

World’s biggest Harry Potter collection owned by Mexican lawyer [The Telegraph]

Is Better Call Saul going to be the new Breaking Bad? [The Telegraph]

Questions remain over death of Durham solicitor Peter Maine found with stab wounds [Chronicle Live]

Wonga profits are slashed after bill from “fake lawyers” scandal [Evening Standard]

Judge quits as chair of Plymouth University governors amid sexual harassment claims and bitter dispute [The Herald]

Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney handed out “pay as you go” phones to wedding guests [The Register]

Employment paralegal required for 6 month contract with leading national firm in London [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“I was a professional actor before becoming a solicitor and I can tellya that the odds of making a living as an actor are far far less than the odds of qualifying as a solicitor or barrister” [Legal Cheek Comments]