Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 25 August

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Met police breached data protection laws to spy on own officer [The Telegraph]

Profits plummet at embattled Irwin Mitchell [Global Legal Post]

Murderers and paedophiles who walked free from court are among 100 criminals to get sentences reviewed [Huffington Post]

Nice to meet you… [Twitter]

Fake law firm gets real lawyers via Craigslist to do their work [Australasian Lawyer]

Stories of Injustice No 19: some comments on my last blog [Sir Henry Brooke blog]

A blueprint from trouble? A cautionary tale for anyone considering ‘alternatives’ to solicitors in litigation [Civil Litigation Brief]

Canada woman’s lawyers turn to virtual reality in court case over pig incident [The Guardian]

Kim Kardashian and her sisters win lengthy legal battle against beauty company who used their likeness without permission [Mirror]

Legal administration and marketing assistant at Littleton Chambers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“If you think the picture is bad when you consider the number of law grads v training contracts, just consider that many city firms take roughly 50% of their trainees from non law degrees.” [Legal Cheek comments]