Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 16 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Will the Conservatives make peace with the law of human rights? [Financial Times]

Mossack Fonseca worker arrested in Switzerland [The Guardian]

Senior Tories publish six laws to take back power from the EU including immigration control bill and act that would kick out criminals [Mail Online]

Blue-chips threaten Leave camp with legal action over logos [Financial Times]

Brexit could affect European Premier League player imports warns expert lawyer [Sky Sports]

Barrister’s wife tells court that her husband gave her herpes [The Telegraph]

Croydon Council suspends use of legal firm Baker Small after ‘highly inappropriate’ tweets [Croydon Advertiser]

Corporate clients push back after law firms hike starting salaries [Wall Street Journal]

Gawker says it fears new legal entanglement — in Donald Trump’s hair [Independent]

Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Former Paralympian removes his prosthetic legs as defence lawyer appeals for leniency [Independent]

Are our future barristers getting the training they need? [LexisNexis Future of Law blog]

Training contract applications are currently being accepted at Dentons [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I got called in by HR who advised that a partner had complained about my tattoo and that I must cover it at all times…” [Legal Cheek comments]