Morning round-up: Friday 22 January

Avatar photo

By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


David Cameron puts the brakes on tank-chasing lawyers hounding hero soldiers [The Sun]

Litvinenko murder “unacceptable breach of international law” [The Guardian]

The hug that says I’m free: Amal Clooney greets deposed Maldives president who was jailed following coup as he arrives in London for spinal surgery [Mail Online]

Poppers users beware: a draconian and discriminatory law is on its way [The Guardian]

Javier Mascherano sentenced to jail over tax evasion charges — but is unlikely to serve prison time [The Mirror]

MoJ apologises for faulty divorce settlements calculator [The Guardian]

I’m deeply European, Cameron tells the French: Furious Brexit campaign says PM will “take any old deal” [Mail Online]

Group of 300 senior lawyers push for Britain to stay in Europe [Financial Times]

Glasgow bin lorry family begins private prosecution [BBC News]

Applications are currently being accepted from first year students for Hogan Lovells’ open days and vacation scheme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Usually I find crying over a nice curry take away with a bottle of wine is the best way to deal with TC rejections” [Legal Cheek Comments]