Morning round-up: Wednesday 17 December

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Dechert lawyer Miriam González Durántez: British women must avoid creating a “glass floor” [The Telegraph]

What is an English law? [BBC News]

Gay marriage law comes into effect in Scotland [BBC News]

QASA barristers in last throw of the dice with appeal to Supreme Court [Legal Futures]

Social workers must not “shy away” from adoption — top family judge [The Telegraph]

Driver wins year-long battle over parking ticket [Metro]

“She would have been the one looking after everyone”: loved ones remember Sydney siege barrister Katrina Dawson as a generous and loyal friend with a “wicked sense of humour” [Mail Online]

FIFA dismisses complaint by lawyer who investigated world cup corruption [BuzzFeed]

Condom free speech argument fails to stand up in court [The Guardian]

The top five legal stories of 2015 [The New Yorker]

Crooked Liverpool lawyer loses appeal bid after advising criminal to flee the country [Liverpool Echo]

Belfast solicitor found guilty of groping colleague [BBC News]

Family paralegal required for well established Oxford based law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“This is very very simple. You can bring the judiciary in to disrepute. You cannot bring the BSB in to disrepute.” [Legal Cheek Comments]