Morning round up: Friday 29 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Expats in Europe lose High Court battle to vote in referendum [The Telegraph]

UK nominees for judge at European court of human rights revealed [The Guardian]

Show you care about the child refugees, rebel barrister MP tells Tories: Backbencher uses letter to plead with his colleagues to back a change in the law [Mail Online]

Criminal lawyer is suing the NHS for £1.5million claiming he suffered a rare medical reaction from the needle prick when he donated blood [Mail Online]

Six refugee families win legal action after being refused UK admission [The Express]

Russia and the Panama papers: The lawyer and the cellist [The Economist]

The Sun to face legal action over claims of phone hacking after High Court judge gives go-ahead [Jack of Kent]

Arrests and police injuries in France labour law protests [BBC News]

A juror selected for a child sex abuse case “waltzed off”, later telling Hull Crown Court she “didn’t like the type of case” she was expected to sit through [Hull Daily Mail]

IT and Marketing Assistant (University 12 Month Placement) sought by leading commercial barristers’ chambers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“To be clear, I am not critical of the innocence movement — I think it it is an exciting and radical idea. It is at a cross-roads and I hope universities stick with a brilliant project — if they walk away that would be a disaster.” [Legal Cheek comments]