Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 13 January

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

newspapers4Ed Miliband wined and dined with George and Amal Clooney at home of Geoffrey Robertson QC [Mail Online]

David Cameron pledges to extend UK data surveillance law following Paris terror attacks [International Business Times]

Judge left anonymous in family court case is named [The Telegraph]

93 new QCs [Twitter]

The influence of TV crime dramas on the security policy of David Cameron [Paul Bernal’s Blog]

Charlie Hebdo: freedom of speech and freedom from fear [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Sydney barrister siege victim “killed by police stray bullet” [The Telegraph]

“I came back to the villa and you were gone”: desperate last text of depressed lawyer husband to leading BBC producer before he hanged himself on Portuguese holiday [Mail Online]

Shop sign “was peeling away from wall weeks before it fell,” killing young lawyer [Evening Standard]

Derby solicitors sees 300% increase in couples wanting a divorce — including man sick of wife’s smelly feet [Derby Telegraph]

Property litigation paralegal sought for leading London law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

The odd person like me does slip in [to the bar] with only slightly above average academics and no family connections [Legal Cheek Comments]