Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 8 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Cases taking 19 months to get to appeal court owing to backlogs [The Guardian]

Daughter of IRA Hyde Park bomb victim denied legal aid [The Sun]

Human rights group calls for former Leeds United MD David Haigh to be released from Dubai prison [The Mirror]

Eva Carneiro “set to face Chelsea and Mourinho in full employment tribunal” [Evening Standard]

Natalie McGarry MP facing legal action over holocaust tweet [The Telegraph]

Hulk Hogan sues Gawker for $100m in Florida sex tape trial [The Independent]

China releases dissident lawyer and has him flown to US [Wall Street Journal]

Gullible solicitor who held £100k stolen cash for fraudster posing as Pope’s banker is spared jail [The Mirror]

Legal action to find “the truth” about MH370 [Sky News]

Norton Rose Fulbright seeks law students and recent grads for Legal Transaction Assistant role [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This issue is really incredibly simple. Invite applications for any and all vacant positions. Then select the best candidate for the job…” [Legal Cheek Comments]