Morning round-up: Monday 14 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Lord Falconer appointed as shadow justice secretary by Jeremy Corbyn [BBC News]

Get ready for Gove v Falconer [Twitter]

Demand for free help almost doubles since cuts to legal aid [The Guardian]

Justice Minister: Amal Clooney gets top cases thanks to George [Mail Online]

Daniel Kawczynski: Tory MP considers legal action after “patronising” BBC Newsnight interview [The Independent]

Facebook is sued by father of vulnerable girl who was exposed to sexual predators on the site when she was aged just 11 [Mail Online]

Fight to save England’s busiest doomed court [Law Society Gazette]

Confessions from the City: The corporate lawyer [Evening Standard]

David Allen Green: Gove’s Saudi problem and how he should solve it [Financial Times]

“Yeah you can just go ahead and chuck vol 2 of the White Book in the bin straight away.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

Crown Court Advocate required at largest criminal firm in England and Wales [Legal Cheek Jobs]