Morning round-up: Wednesday 2 September

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Four face charges over death of lawyer hit by window frame [The Guardian]

Amal Clooney v Cherie Blair in a human rights stand-off [Evening Standard]

US urges China to free detained lawyers [BBC News]

Taylor Wessing merges with Dutch firm Deterink [Law Society Gazette]

Wembley solicitor ‘lucky to be alive’ after suffering allergic reaction to hair dye [Brent & Kilburn Times]

Law School Olympics [Twitter]

Mike Ashley takes legal action to stop sales of fan backed alternative Newcastle shirt [The Mag]

‘Crossbow Cannibal’ lawyer made law firm partner [Telegraph & Argus]

STV to make first ever live broadcast of Scottish court hearing [The Drum]

Top QC apologises after falling asleep in Australian court [Mail Online]

Paralegals wanted for Project and Structured Finance team at Norton Rose Fulbright [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Ah Twitter, a place where people don’t understand the meaning of ‘taking the piss’.” [Legal Cheek Comments]