Morning round-up: Friday 13 March

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4Nigel Farage would axe “much of” race discrimination law [BBC News]

Wannabe City lawyer: Why are young people scared of disclosing their disability to employers? [BBC]

Law firms “will fall behind if they fail to promote women” [London Evening Standard]

Top QC wonders if Supreme Court judge doesn’t get Magna Carta [Twitter]

ISC report acknowleges failings but paves way for snooper’s charter [The Guardian]

Law firm renamed “Christmas party” to avoid Christian connotations [The Telegraph]

Alan Rusbridger: For 20 years I fought the law. Today the law won [The Guardian]

Gender equality and diversity in the judiciary — two years later and little has changed [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Law firm which prosecuted soldiers investigated by SRA [Birmingham Post]

How Robin Thicke and Pharrell’s lawyer should have handled things in court [UniLad]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Caseworker required for leading law firm in Leeds with an excellent reputation [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“The only bum note is Mr Macintosh’s, ‘having enormous fun as a commercial lawyer’. Really, Dunc? Honestly? Or is that extra-dry humour?” [Legal Cheek Comments]