Morning round-up: Wednesday 8 June

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


EU Court rules no jail for illegal migrants [BBC News]

The Sports Direct shambles shows why the law alone will never protect workers [Huffington Post]

Eva Carneiro tribunal: Jose Mourinho and former Chelsea doctor agree settlement after controversial departure [The Independent]

“Expert witness” [Twitter]

Legal highs ban will fail to eradicate spice, warns government adviser [The Guardian]

Ex-solicitor Paul Baxendale-Walker loses legal battle with the parents of his ‘hunny bunny’ ex-lover after he tried to claw back the £300,000 ‘gift’ they used to buy their family home [Mail Online]

The Chinese lawyer who had his clothes ripped off in court [BBC News]

Only a small percentage of law school graduates actually make big money — here’s a simple way to tell if you’ll be one of them [Business Insider]

Law firm Cravath raising associate starting salaries to $180,000 (£123,566) [Wall Street Journal]

Man who dressed in a barrister’s wig and robe spent the night in a magistrates’ court — before he was sentenced in the same chambers [Mail Online]

Apply now: Commercial Awareness Question Time: EU referendum special — with Shearman & Sterling [Legal Cheek Hub]

“An entirely objective survey I’m sure. In other news, 100% of people surveyed by Arsenal think Spurs aren’t very good…”[Legal Cheek comments]