Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 26 February

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

newspapers4Brits abroad: is it against the law to fight Isis? [The Guardian]

Britain’s legal sector is world-beating — but the Tories are putting it all at risk [CityAM]

White & Case secretary is found stabbed to death in her home [Evening Standard]

While Chris Grayling tries to sell British justice abroad, this Government is pulling it apart at home [The Independent]

Roman Polanski appears in Polish court ahead of decision whether to extradite him to the US for historic sex charges that date from 1977 [Mail Online]

Does Madonna have a claim? [Twitter]

Austria passes controversial reforms to 1912 Islam law [BBC News]

High Court judge permits straight civil partnerships legal challenge to proceed [Pink News]

Assange lawyers lodge appeal with Swedish Supreme Court [RT]

Lawyers’ daughter “groomed young women for high-class prostitution ring she ran with Scotland Yard detective” [Mail Online]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Family paralegal required at respected law firm in the South West [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Don’t lie, if you had an MC TC or an L&W TC, you’d go for the MC TC.” [Legal Cheek Comments]