Morning round-up: Friday 15 May

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4Human rights law is Gove’s big challenge [BBC News]

Philippe Sands: This British bill of rights could end the UK [The Guardian]

Profits surge at University of Law [Law Society Gazette]

Ex-beauty queen in bitter divorce battle over lawyer husband’s £6m fortune tells court she has no intention of getting a job and is on the lookout for husband number three [Mail Online]

Time for a freezing injunction? [Twitter]

Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr Burns, quits The Simpsons after contract dispute [The Independent]

Greece rejects advice of Amal Clooney on Elgin Marbles [Mail Online]

Convicted sex offender declared innocent after 29 years behind bars — because he had uncanny resemblance to guilty man [Mirror]

Solicitor behind Twitter parody of MP warns he will be his ‘personal opposition’ [Croydon Advertiser]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Litigation Paralegal sought for leading global law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“I’m just here for the emoticons. Voila: 🙂 :* :> :< :( :/ ;( 😉 :{ :} 😐" [Legal Cheek Comments]