Morning round-up: Friday 12 June

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By Thomas Connelly on

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


Tory plans will destroy human rights across Europe, warns Dominic Grieve [The Guardian]

Arrested Mount Kinabalu “nudists” due in court [BBC News]

Are the naked backpackers being charged with causing an earthquake? [The Guardian]

Legal aid cuts remove “£200-an-hour” lawyers — justice minister [Law Society Gazette]

Nestle faces setback in KitKat trademark battle [BBC News]

Surveillance powers: New law needed, says terror watchdog [BBC News]

Husband who got wife’s approval to have child with African woman “in the usual way” for £2,000 wins right to bring boy up in UK [Mail Online]

Firm shut down after solicitor who forged cheques as trainee is struck off [Legal Futures]

Amal Clooney stuns in chic top and skirt as she returns to work in London… following nostalgic trip to husband George’s quaint hometown [Mail Online]

The cost of leaving biglaw in dollars [Above the Law]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Pre-litigated RTA paralegal in Manchester [Legal Cheek Jobs]