Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 30 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Michael Gove’s wife says Brexit result ‘terrifying’ [Financial Times]

Sturgeon: No legal advice on independent Scotland and EU [STV News]

Disgraced barrister is spared jail by judge for stalking his former lover after he ignored restraining order and police warning not to go near her [Mail Online]

There is always one [Twitter]

Flo Krause: Legal aid cuts have forced me out of my career at the bar [The Guardian]

Over half of UK legal firms believe talent pool has shrunk [Global Legal Post]

Chagos islanders cannot return home, says Supreme Court [BBC News]

Man banned from having sex plans to go on hunger strike [Evening Standard]

Trump campaign may have broken law by seeking foreign political donations [The Guardian]

Japanese judge who posted photos of himself half-naked and bound with ropes on Twitter has apologised [NDTV]

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

“Do I think having done pageants has helped me gain this TC? No. I am retired. Interviewers merely looked at me with confusion whenever I mentioned my pageant involvement.” [Legal Cheek comments]