Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 24 April

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

newspapers4Former appeal court judge Sir Alan Moses hits out at parties after only Greens pledge to reverse £700m cuts to legal aid [The Guardian]

Tower Hamlets mayor and lawyer Lutfur Rahman found guilty of election corruption and barred from office [The Independent]

DWF to merge with niche insurance practice Watmore [Bdaily]

What are barristers gonna do now? [Pupillage And How To Get It]

Adam Johnson charged with three offences of sexual activity with 15-year-old girl [Mail Online]

Top lawyers attend Vote4Justice rally [Twitter]

“DIY justice” or vital reform — what do we know about legal aid? [Full Fact]

Human Rights through the ages: Magna Carta & 7 important historical moments since 1215 [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Mila Kunis being sued for stealing a chicken as a child [UniLad]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Private client paralegal at well established London firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“When you’re working 80 billable hours a week on a deal, you can’t not live in zones 1 and 2 (if you want more than 3 hours sleep a night!)” [Legal Cheek Comments]