Morning round-up: Friday 29 January

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Cameron blasted for claiming law firms are ‘hounding’ Iraq veterans [Daily Express]

Domestic violence victims forced to face abusers in court due to legal aid cuts [The Guardian]

Judge ordered Jeremy Hunt to delete tweet during hospital death trial [The Guardian]

Paper rounds “may breach European law”, says watchdog [BBC News]

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-leader denies war crimes [BBC News]

Judge 1 – 0 Barrister [Twitter]

Jackson: Fixed costs needed for all claims up to £250k [Law Society Gazette]

Legal secretary jailed for stealing £79k from legal clients [BBC News]

Cowardly Iain Duncan Smith ducks MPs’ furious questions over court ruling on “rotten” Bedroom Tax [Mirror]

The hunt is on for a disgraced lawyer who fled bail after being convicted over human trafficking [Huddersfield Examiner]

Applications for Devereux’s mini pupillage scheme is now open [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Law students are generally dicks I find. A ‘vibe’ they continue with in practice – particularly, but by no means exclusively, at the Bar…” [Legal Cheek Comments]