Morning round-up: Thursday 29 January

Avatar photo

By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4Men must prove a woman said “Yes” under tough new rape rules [The Telegraph]

It’s Amal versus the genocide-deniers: Mrs Clooney leads Euro-court fight for Turkish MP to be prosecuted for calling death of 1.5million Armenians “a lie” [Mail Online]

Freshfields to pay £1bn to retired partners over next 50 years [The Lawyer (£)]

One spelling error costs Companies House up to £9 million after being sued for ruining business [The Independent]

Legal profession facing “collapse”, warns top Wolverhampton judge [Express & Star]

Trainee’s YouTube rant tests firms [The Times (£)]

Lord Chief Justice blocks Theresa May from appointing serving judges to child sex abuse inquiry [David Hencke]

Analysis: Why can’t we sue the police for negligence? [BBC News]

Hell hath no fury like a lawyer scorned [The Wall Street Journal]

Mr. Incredible is found guilty of body-slamming Batgirl on Hollywood Boulevard after Freddy Krueger and Chewbacca tried to break up the brawl [Mail Online]

Commercial Property Paralegal at Top 200 Hampshire based firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Law GIF [Facebook]

“Obviously I haven’t seen this feedback, nor the student’s work, so I can’t really comment on the substance of the complaint. I can comment on the level of self pity though: it is quite frankly nauseating.” [Legal Cheek Comments]