Morning round-up: Thursday 2 July

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Austrian court rejects law student’s Facebook privacy case [BBC News]

City law firms cash in on soaring deal activity [Financial Times]

Legal executive who stole £100,000 from elderly clients to invest in a gym and home renovations is jailed for three years [Mail Online]

UK’s first specialist miscarriage of justice law firm goes live [Legal Voice]

Legal Cheek shortlisted for the Halsbury Legal Journalism Award [Halsbury]

Government to scrap legal requirements to end child poverty [The Guardian]

Hounding Alison Saunders out of her job over Janner can’t be right [Justice Gap]

Teenager sues classmate after spending three days in hospital from having a chair pulled out from underneath him [The Independent]

The Supreme Court’s lonely hearts club [New York Times]

Marcus Soanes: Widening participation within the UK legal profession [City University News]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Commercial paralegal required at thriving Wiltshire based firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

If Carlsberg made lawyers… [Legal Cheek Comments]