Morning round-up: Friday 15 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Panama Papers: China detains lawyer after he shares details of leaders online [The Guardian]

Didier Drogba says he is launching legal action against Daily Mail for claiming only £14,000 of £1.7m raised by his charity went to good causes [The Independent]

“I will kill you. You belong to me”: Lawyer “forced teen applying for receptionist job to strip and have sex at firm” [Mail Online]

First woman appointed to Scotland’s second highest judicial post [The Guardian]

Jonas Gutierrez wins Newcastle United discrimination tribunal case [BBC News]

EU data protection regulation passes in Brussels giving citizens right to be forgotten online [The Independent]

Rolf Harris pleads not guilty to eight new sex charges [The Telegraph]

Sarosh Zaiwalla, the lawyer who tried to halt the war in Iraq [Financial Times]

Cycle Legal: UK’s first cycling law firm, dealing with seriously injured riders, to open in Essex Road [Islington Gazette]

Judge tells breast-feeding mother, “Ma’am, you need to cover up” [Washington Post]

Apply for pupillage at Keating Chambers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Grayling’s natural successor — knows bugger all about the law, but can do things quickly.” [Legal Cheek Comments]