Morning round-up: Monday 12 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Britons might need to pay for permission to visit EU, Home Secretary says [The Guardian]

Solicitors slam The Archers for creating “unrealistic” expectations of British legal system [The Telegraph]

Lunch with the FT: Edward Snowden, the world’s most famous whistleblower [Financial Times]

My day at court that proved foreigners are overloading the justice system, claims columnist [Mail Online]

The judge who asked an alleged rape victim why she “couldn’t keep her knees together” might lose his job [The Independent]

Rolf Harris returning to court in new bid to convince judge he should be freed [The Mirror]

New legal firms set to top 1,000 this year [Law Society Gazette]

The Chosen Few: why successful lawyers don’t always become successful leaders [Future of Law Blog]

My career story: “I quit my dream job in law to be a weathergirl” [The Lawyer]

Sign up now: Presentation by Shearman & Sterling at Edinburgh University [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Sadly, I feel trapped as I have become accustomed to my generous pay and really couldn’t deal with a pay cut — I appreciate that sounds crazy but you become used to a certain lifestyle and it is difficult to unsubscribe from that.” [Legal Cheek Comments]