Morning round-up: Thursday 19 March

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4Lib Dems to reverse court fee hikes if they win general election [The Independent]

Top QC ordered to hand over £1.2million for failing to pay inheritance tax bill 10 years after his father died [Mail Online]

Freshfields to delay final decision on Manchester headquarters [Manchester Evening News]

UK Supreme Court fails to overturn benefits cap that “violates international law” [RT]

Jeremy Clarkson “threatens legal action” over Jimmy Savile comparisons made by ‘BBC source’ [The Independent]

Judge’s name concealed by court manager citing data protection act [The Guardian]

Criminal solicitor standing for election “to save the world from Chris Grayling’s human rights regression” [Epsom Guardian]

Barrister: “Yes, we should abolish workplace race laws” [Spiked]

Advising witnesses on the defence case: what are the issues? [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Bert and Ernie gay marriage cake row could force Muslims to print Prophet Mohammed cartoons [The Telegraph]

Law GIF [Facebook]

PI paralegal sought for international firm based in Manchester [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Bouncers and the police hate law students more than any other section of society” [Legal Cheek Comments]