Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 21 July

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


The Sun to use Human Rights Act in legal ‘Plebgate’ challenge [Huffington Post]

Does this make The Sun a paedo rapist? [Twitter]

Motorist Barry Beavis takes £85 parking fine challenge to Supreme Court [The Telegraph]

Theresa May unlawfully detained potential trafficking victims, court rules [The Guardian]

Corporates racing to meet gender diversity targets for women in senior roles ahead of deadline [LexisNexis Future of Law Blog]

The joys of being self-employed [BabyBarista]

Momentum – the little-discussed magic that can lead to big success [Legal Business]

Why the bar should be cautious about the justice secretary’s intentions and unite with solicitors [Legalhackette’s brief]

5 insights on representing the banking industry, from Rodge Cohen of Sullivan & Cromwell [Above the Law]

Is this what George and Amal Clooney’s children would look like? [Mail Online]

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

“Well done to A&O — the rest of us will be eyeing them up jealously. But I have to ask whether this sort of thing is sustainable.” [Legal Cheek Comments]