Morning round-up: Wednesday 1 July

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By Thomas Connelly on

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


Legal aid work refused by law firms in cutbacks protest [BBC News]

EU to push for same sex marriages to be accepted across continent [The Telegraph]

Media push for revelation of details of law student Erol Incedal’s terror trial [The Guardian]

Jack Warner appoints lawyer Ed Fitzgerald QC, who previously represented Myra Hindley, Maxine Carr and Abu Hamza [The Independent]

Twitter reacts to law student who bagged training contract via social media [Twitter]

Judge’s “grave” concern at solicitor’s relationship with client [Law Society Gazette]

11 years behind bars for corporate lawyer who raped Birmingham teen [Coventry Observer]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Paralegal with contentious experience sought for leading law firm in Bristol [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Storm in a teacup — he landed a TC at some obscure shop in the middle of nowhere (aka north of London). Let us know when someone pulls this off with Latham or Slaughters, LC.” [Legal Cheek Comments]