Morning round-up: Thursday 27 November

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3“Soft” Judge George Moorhouse under fire again after abusive ex-boyfriend who left woman with black eye and cuts after brutal assault walks free from court — and immediately does an Irish jig [Mail Online]

Legal aid housing deserts appearing as providers pull out [The Bureau of Investigative Journalism]

32 struggles every single law student will understand [BuzzFeed]

Careers for the 21st century law student [The Guardian]

Meet baby-faced law student Little Nicolas: The man who tricked the whole of Spain [The Independent]

Germany backs law demanding at least 30% women in top boardrooms [The Guardian]

Terror law watchdog calls for court role in temporary exclusion orders [The Guardian]

HBO announces Scientology documentary, hires 160 lawyers [The Independent]

Valencia deny ongoing legal process over “Batman” logo [Goal]

Inquest into the solicitor found dead after going out jogging with be held in the new year [Sunderland Echo]

In-house lawyer at global engineering company [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Lots of barristers produce crap-o-la skeletons. The standard of advocacy is very variable, regardless of the type of gown worn” [Legal Cheek Comments]