Morning round-up: Friday 25 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Amal Clooney hits back at Cherie Blair as Maldives legal battle escalates [The Independent]

‘Flash crash’ trader to appear in court to fight extradition to US [The Guardian]

That LinkedIn photograph has served Charlotte Proudman very well, hasn’t it? [The Spectator]

Law firms are learning: work-life balance isn’t just for mums [The Atlantic]

British law graduate who fled ISIS expected to try to return to UK [Wall Street Journal]

Equality and judges: no diversity, not enough merit [The Guardian]

Kim Dotcom case is “simple fraud”, court told [The Guardian]

Eva Carneiro’s claim against Chelsea likely to succeed despite Facebook comment and delay, says Hardwicke barrister PJ Kirby QC [Evening Standard]

Can Michael Gove save our legal system? [Open Democracy]

“Holy copyright law, Batman!” Judge begins verdict in comic fashion as she rules that the Caped Crusader’s Batmobile is a character and should be protected from copycats [Mail Online]

Paralegal sought for the global dispute resolution group at Norton Rose Fulbright [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Tarquin doesn’t need a £20k scholarship, after his Eton schooling followed by Oxford degree funded for by daddy.” [Legal Cheek Comments]