Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 6 May

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

newspapers4Manny Pacquiao sued after shoulder injury dishonesty claims [BBC News]

Court says Skype’s name is too similar to Sky’s [BBC News]

24 hours with barrister Justine Miliband: the “red team’s” best kept secret [The Telegraph]

Sir Keir Starmer: “I won’t stand in the way of assisted dying becoming legal as MP” [Ham & High]

Man charged with stealing phone from his barrister … while in court [Twitter via Evening Standard]

France passes new surveillance law in wake of Charlie Hebdo attack [The Guardian]

Solicitor stole almost £94,000 from three dead clients, court hears [BelfastLive]

Therium raises £200m in litigation funding [Financial Times]

Students ticked off by ban on watches in exams [The Guardian]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Property paralegal sought for growing national firm likely to lead to training contract offer [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“To all you who are shocked about the audacity of a woman suggesting women should be allowed to join – what would you say if the club did not admit black people?” [Legal Cheek Comments]