Morning round-up: Wednesday 13 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Overseas territories spared from UK law on company registers [The Guardian]

Graduates from poorer backgrounds earn less than wealthier peers on same course, major international study finds [The Independent]

Should Wales separate from England’s legal system? [The Conversation]

Celebrity injunction: Blog editor “threatened with jail” after breaking gagging order [The Independent]

Now one of the biggest US news websites defies court order to name celebrity love cheat but their identity is STILL protected in England and Wales [Mail Online]

Georgia set to execute intellectually disabled man whose lawyer slept during trial [Amnesty International]

“I prosecuted an architect of the Holocaust” [BBC News Magazine]

Young musician of the year finalist whose piano playing left neighbours “sleep deprived” has won the right to carry on practicing for five hours a day at his parents’ £5m London home [Mail Online]

Airline seats: Bid to set legal limit on smallest size rejected [The Telegraph]

How to say goodbye to your Biglaw salary [Above the Law]

The deadline to apply for Herbert Smith Freehills Graduates UK student campus manager roles is this Friday [Legal Cheek Hub]

“A firm wide policy is meaningless if your supervisor doesn’t believe in it. I’ve had my fair share of managers who drone on about work life balance and then punish you if you actually work from home one day for any other reason than being on your death bed…” [Legal Cheek Comments]