Morning round-up: Thursday 25 June

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Doughty Street barrister causes a stir in Westminster [The Spectator]

Dave, Amal and a shorter skirt than my shirt tails at PM’s Questions! Quentin Letts on a starstruck House of Commons [Mail Online]

Court reforms may take guilty pleas online [Financial Times]

Berkeley balcony collapse: Erin Brockovich offers to help families of students who died in tragedy [The Mirror]

American Apparel details misconduct claims against former boss [BBC News]

A former Conservative defence minister wants to make it law for the UK to spend at least 2% of its national income on defence [BBC News]

When journalists ignore source material it is public debate which pays the price [Inforrm]

A lawyer looks back on the work experience he did 20 years ago [LexisNexis Future of Law Blog]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Banking & finance paralegal at top tier Legal 500 regional law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“If Inigo Hugo Williams-Rasputin who attended Westminster has numerous one-week internships at a smattering of elite City law firms but no formal vac scheme — one can easily infer this is via connections.” [Legal Cheek Comments]