Morning round-up: Monday 30 March

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers4The tiger at the bar: QC who helped win the fight to see Charles’s letters — Dinah Rose profile [The Guardian]

Amanda Knox to return to Italy and write a book on the country’s legal system after being cleared of death of Meredith Kercher [Mail Online]

Quindell sells most of itself to Slater & Gordon [The Telegraph]

LSE threatens student protesters with legal action to end occupation [The Guardian]

Two thirds of North East law firms “could close” as legal aid contracts are slashed, lawyer claims [Chronicle Live]

How does the law work in outer space? [Vice]

Wirral Grammar School For Girls wins Bar National Mock Trial final in front of Sir Brian Leveson at Edinburgh’s Court of Session [Twitter]

Law student named among nine hottest accounts on Instagram [Gay Times]

Lawyer slams the “racist” police she works for [Sunday Express]

Eniola Aluko column: Why I’m putting my legal career on hold [BBC Sport]

Romantic US lawyer flies 5000 miles to propose to girlfriend.. and has secret snapper on hand in Edinburgh to capture moment [Daily Record]

If you want to meet a real-life Saul Goodman, just visit your local magistrates court [The Telegraph]

“A key ingredient in the problem are dim rich kids who get into Oxbridge for a course which is not very competitive like classics and then they will get in to a good set of chambers.” [Legal Cheek Comments]