Morning round-up: Monday 20 March

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Theresa May set to use 500-year-old ‘Henry VIII clauses’ to convert EU law post-Brexit [The Express]

Rape victims will no longer face cross-examination in court with testimony to be filmed instead [The Independent]

Feminised justice that will create show trials: Former criminal barrister makes the case against pre-recorded evidence at rape trials [Mail Online]

Justice minister urges judges to “promote themselves to public” [Financial Times]

UK police confirm criminal investigation into Iraq human rights lawyer [The Guardian]

Kate McCann threatens legal action against Facebook users stealing Madeleine book extracts [The Mirror]

I am a legal aid lawyer for people facing eviction — they are the real Daniel Blakes [The Guardian]

A river in New Zealand will now be recognised as a legal person [The Canary]

Kellyanne Conway’s lawyer husband is Trump’s “pick for key justice department post” [The Telegraph]

Flexible working — is it becoming an “entitlement”? [Future of Law Blog]

LPC graduates wanted to become Trainee Private Client Lawyers — Immediate Start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Money, money, money. And here’s me thinking that the bar is based on merit.” [Legal Cheek Comments]