Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 26 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Theresa May: UK should quit European Convention on Human Rights [BBC News]

Married City lawyer could face sexual assault charge after “getting intimate with female barrister outside station” [The Mirror]

Amal Clooney on human rights in Azerbaijan, and US politics [BBC News]

Charities campaigning for change should think hard before pursuing court cases [The Guardian]

Emotional triumph for Belfast state school in Bar National Mock Trial at the Old Bailey [Legal Cheek]

Catholic lawyer raises legal concerns after Ofsted chief backs gender-neutral school toilets [Catholic Herald]

Chinese rights lawyer Ni Yulan placed under house arrest [The Guardian]

Judge rules woman who died after refusing life-saving treatment when she lost her “sparkle” cannot be named [The Telegraph]

Blundering BBC broadcast Hillsborough verdict [Guido Fawkes blog]

IT and marketing assistant (university 12 month placement) sought by leading commercial barristers’ chambers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Utterly insane — so what if the contract itself is enforceable, this is a PR disaster of epic proportion.” [Legal Cheek comments]