Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 16 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


UK “could quit human rights court”: Britain’s top legal officer admits he doesn’t know if UK will still be signed up to laws by 2020 [Mail Online]

Dominic Grieve named chairman of intelligence and security committee [The Guardian]

Rapist footballer Ched Evans awaits decision from legal experts on whether he can appeal conviction [The Mirror]

Steven Gerrard takes legal advice over El Hadji Diouf’s allegations of racism [The Telegraph]

Woman convicted of impersonating a man to trick her friend into sex [The Telegraph]

Husband of British lawyer killed in Brazil boating tragedy hits out at “lenient” sentence after the two men convicted of her death escape jail [Mail Online]

Solicitors vital in UK business’ understanding of human rights [Lawyer Monthly]

Artist in legal row claims “former workshop sold her paint-spattered carpet as genuine works” [Evening Standard]

Don’t use LinkedIn to tell a woman she’s “stunning:, idiots [Jezebel]

Swedish lawyer-turned-chef will abandon menus at top London restaurant [Hospitality Ireland]

“Land law will be a skynet institution in no time. Humans ain’t s’posed to do that shiz.” [Legal Cheek Comments]