Morning round-up

Morning round up: Thursday 19 February

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

newspapers4UK admits unlawfully monitoring legally privileged communications [The Guardian]

Solicitors have lost a legal challenge against government plans to cut by more than half the number of duty lawyers attending magistrates’ courts and police stations [BBC News]

Joshua Rozenberg: Why the judge was right to reunite a child with his EDL-supporting father [The Guardian]

Treasury Solicitor’s Department announces name change [Gov.UK]

First ABS attached to a barristers’ chambers launched in Liverpool [Legal Futures]

Family Drug and Alcohol Courts to be extended in England [BBC News]

5 questions future lawyers should be able to answer [LexisNexis Future of Law]

You’re a law student, but when did you last visit a courtroom? [The Guardian]

Double-decker rubber-neckers are breaching our human rights! Residents on affluent street complain because top-deck bus passengers can see into their houses [Mail Online]

Law GIF [Facebook]

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

“If something can be shown to ‘increase diversity’, it must be accepted as a Good Thing. If it cannot, it must be replaced.” [Legal Cheek Comments]