Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 26 August

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


Afghan asylum seekers saved from forcible deportation after last-ditch legal battle [The Independent]

All four Labour leadership candidates rule out legal fight [The Mirror]

Law firms’ gruelling hours are turning defectors into competitors [Harvard Business Review]

Italy struggles to pass gay rights law for same-sex couples [Financial Times]

Disabled paedophile has his case heard outside in legal first [Mail Online]

Police continue to quiz woman after lawyer’s death [Lancashire Evening Post]

Mum of Durham law student Euan Coulthard who drowned signs petition to reinstate safety measures [Chronicle Live]

Too many law students, too few legal jobs [The New York Times]

International firm with a City focus seeks property litigation paralegal [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It’s a shame because the career service is genuinely excellent and many students (myself included) started the LPC at Kaplan without a TC and left with one.” [Legal Cheek Comments]