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Morning round-up: Thursday 30 April

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

newspapers4Libya’s $1.2bn Goldman lawsuit hangs in balance after London lawyers quit [The Telegraph]

Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe sentenced to jail in Egypt [The Independent]

GCHQ breached Libyan dissident’s human rights, says watchdog [The Telegraph]

Joshua Rozenberg: Illegal surveillance: GCHQ’s “neither confirm nor deny” a thing of the past [The Guardian]

Politicians seem to fetishise laws that bind their own hands [The Spectator]

Lawyer with secret gambling addiction who stole £150,000 from his clients because he was being “blackmailed by a mystery woman” is jailed for three years [Mail Online]

Why we must not criminalise wolf-whistling [The Telegraph]

Law tele-revision [Twitter]

First-year law student dies on campus at UEA [Eastern Daily Press]

Leading travel lawyer at Fieldfisher dies suddenly [TTG Digital]

Lawyer tells how she smuggled drugs into jail for Michael Douglas’ son after falling in love with him [Mail Online]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Commercial paralegal required at Legal 500 firm based in the South West [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“I think the real answer is to give BPTC graduates limited rights of audience, for the lowest courts, which they could exercise only in conjunction with an insured and registered organisation.” [Legal Cheek Comments]