Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 16 August

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


News of the World legal chief cleared over surveillance of lawyers [The Guardian]

Theresa May hails end of legal firm that spent millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash hounding our troops [Mail Online]

Britain First loses High Court injunction bid from Bedfordshire police [Huffington Post]

Legal firm Burness Paull reports profit fall [BBC News]

Professor Jay was brave but wrong to agree to chair the child abuse inquiry [Barrister Blogger]

Legal battle to save a dog from being put down after it ate its owner [The Express]

Grand Theft Auto suspect twerks in court before waving to his mum leaving judge less than impressed [Mirror]

Fan-made Pokémon Uranium pulled after Nintendo legal action [Wired]

Mini-pupillage opportunities at Hardwicke [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Working for Freshfields will likely offer many, many other opportunities. They’ll have oodles of applicants and a good move forward for the profession. Although, not surprised that such a traditional firm as Freshfields have stopped at a paralegal qualification” [Legal Cheek comments]