Morning round-up: Friday 4 September

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Dealing with rejection as an aspiring solicitor [The Guardian]

Scrapping Human Rights Act would put Britain on the same level as Putin’s Russia, claims European Union [Mail Online]

Northampton barrister pleads not guilty to perverting course of justice [Northampton Chronicle]

Alcohol price increases in Scotland will be unlawful, says EU court [The Independent]

Meet the Bolton brain box and former law student known as ‘The Vixen’ starring in ITV quiz show The Chase [Bolton News]

A guide to lawyers [Twitter]

Revenue growth gathers pace at KPMG Legal and PwC Legal [The Lawyer (registration required)]

Big Law associates need a nap [Bloomberg]

Amal Clooney career change? Barrister rumoured to be leaving law for Hollywood [News Everyday]

Paralegal wanted at global dispute resolution group [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Put the sales patter aside and this seems to me to be the system currently used by Cambridge University.” [Legal Cheek Comments]