Morning round-up: Tuesday 23 August

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Barristers warn of business impact from new court fees [Financial Times]

High Court appeals for more female, BAME and less privileged judges to end rich pale and male dominance [International Business Times]

Criminal asset confiscation laws under scrutiny [Financial Times]

‘Snapback’ = baseball cap [Twitter]

Treasury and banks could face legal action over Help to Buy Isa scandal [The Telegraph]

Blackburn man covered solicitor’s car in metal paint because he wasn’t happy with advice [Lancashire Telegraph]

Judge slams CPS for accepting lesser charge against theft suspect [The Press]

‘Making a Murderer’ convict Steven Avery’s lawyer says she has a new suspect for the murder [Business Insider UK]

Kardashians sent ‘legal letter over claims they share paid for Instagram posts without declaring they are paid for’ [Mirror]

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

“…listening to Truss on Today this morning filled me with despair. The woman is plainly out of her depth. I have absolutely no confidence she has mastered her brief — or that she ever will…” [Legal Cheek comments]