Morning round-up: Friday 26 February

Avatar photo

By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Asian sex abusers to be stripped of UK citizenship and deported [The Independent]

Former Tory leader Michael Howard becomes latest to call for UK to leave EU [The Guardian]

Law in a time of austerity: The justice secretary pleases lawyers by overturning his predecessor’s harshest policies — but they may be less happy when he pursues reforms [The Economist]

Mixing the careers of a DJ and lawyer [Financial Times]

Scrapping the Human Rights Act will help protect human rights, Attorney General says [The Independent]

Law graduate, 24, who was suffering with insomnia found dead in her flat after secretly experimenting with heroin for the first time [Mail Online]

BAT gives law firm ‘open door’ to probe corruption allegations [The Telegraph]

Judge gives go-ahead to demolish part of Jungle refugee camp in Calais [The Guardian]

Eton pupil and son of top City lawyer who shared child abuse images and videos of bestiality spared jail [The Mirror]

Norton Rose Fulbright is seeking a full time legal transaction assistant [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I am a former judicial assistant and I can tell you that Mohsin is absolutely right, it’s an incredible year.” [Legal Cheek Comments]