Morning round-up: Thursday 27 August

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Harvey Proctor’s accusers are making sure he will never get a fair trial [The Telegraph]

WWF to launch legal action against government over pollution in Britain’s natural “national treasures” [The Telegraph]

Chilcot Inquiry: Lawyers give Sir John 5pm deadline to announce report publication date or warn he’ll face legal action [The Independent]

CPS hits out at Sun on Sunday over “misleading” article [The Guardian]

Jack Monroe “taking legal action” against Daily Mail for claim Jack isn’t her “real” name [Pink News]

New bride charged with murdering solicitor husband after getting married in Las Vegas two months ago [Mirror]

Ex-US attorney general Eric Holder’s corporate law firm Covington & Burling is turning into a “shadow Justice Department” [Business Insider]

Baroness Hale, the Beyonce of the legal world [Facebook]

Corporate and commercial paralegal required at top 500 firm based in Brighton [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This likely means both Links and Freshies will whack salaries up in Q4 this year or early in 2016.” [Legal Cheek Comments]