Morning round-up: Monday 27 July

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By Thomas Connelly on

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


Barristers to strike over cuts to legal aid [Sky News]

Legal aid cuts: Criminal barristers’ strike will go ahead despite last-minute feud with solicitors [The Independent]

Leaving human rights convention could start domino effect, Britain warned [The Guardian]

Mo Farah quizzed for five hours by lawyer who helped nail cycling cheat Lance Armstrong [Mirror]

Paul McKenna’s former fiancee claims hypnotist is cocaine and prescription pill addict in £65million US court battle [Mail Online]

John Cooper QC: The Survey, the ballot and the misunderstanding [Shadow of the Noose]

Twitter is allowing users to claim copyright infringement on tweets [The Daily Dot]

Paralegals with litigation experience sought for international law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“But it’s cool to have a website called barrister boyfriend? Double standards” [Legal Cheek Comments]