Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 25 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Keir Starmer’s victims’ law could boost rights to challenge crime investigation process [The Guardian]

Nearly 60 fake claims against British soldiers are dropped as it emerges Iraqi who made up story that his sister, seven, was killed by troops is still suing for damages [Mail Online]

#LifeInALawFirm: We’re running an online Q&A with RPC’s trainee-controlled Twitter account today at 1pm [Legal Cheek]

Top QC slams “very odd” sex notification order [Sky News]

Jeremy Corbyn: All Calais migrants should be given chance to come to Britain [The Telegraph]

Law Society chief issues plea to defend Honduran lawyers [The Observer]

Press Regulator set up after Leveson Inquiry spends £590,000 regulating no one [BuzzFeed]

Top lawyer blasts cops who “refused to help him” during “paedo DJ” sex probe [The Sun]

How a fake George Clooney sparked a caffeinated legal row [The Guardian]

The glam new star of Cherie’s law firm? Mrs James Blunt! Sofia Wellesley could rival Amal Clooney as one of London’s top lawyers [Mail Online]

Lunch with S Chelvan [Legal Hackette’s Brief]

Applications for Slaughter and May first year open days close on Friday [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Only a matter of time before the humourless PC squad start a campaign to ruin Lord Denning’s name” [Legal Cheek Comments]