Morning round-up: Friday 8 July

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Tory leadership election: Michael Gove eliminated [The Independent]

Four former Barclays bankers jailed over Libor [Financial Times]

Agoraphobic can be sedated and taken from home to undergo eye surgery, judge rules [The Telegraph]

Independence play — Chilcot on the legal process [Lawyer Watch]

Growing demands for Tony Blair to face legal action in the wake of Chilcot [Metro]

“Alright judge” [Twitter]

Married IT worker groped female colleague at City law firm’s Christmas party [Evening Standard]

Saddam’s lawyer sought deal with Blair to prevent war [The Argus]

German MPs back stricter rape laws after Cologne attacks [The Guardian]

City outfit Hogan Lovells is currently accepting training contract applications [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The sooner firms (and applicants and employees) realise that “work/life balance” is only possible when people work fewer hours — rather than coming up with ridiculous token policies — the better.” [Legal Cheek comments]