Morning round-up: Tuesday 25 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Iraq torture claims lawyers Leigh Day had evidence clients were scheming insurgents, tribunal hears [The Telegraph]

British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran loses legal appeal [The Guardian]

New law comes into force on sex crime court cases [BBC News]

Theresa May urged to clarify stance on European rights convention [The Guardian]

Lebanese women hang eerie wedding dresses from Beirut seafront in rape law protest [The Independent]

Panama Papers scandal law firm partners get bail [Global Legal Post]

Linklaters to make long-awaited China law move with new Shanghai spin-off [Legal Week]

United Airlines victim’s lawyer is now representing woman who was hit with a stroller on American Airlines as well [Mail Online]

NYPD deems judge’s death ‘suspicious’ after leaning toward suicide [NPR]

Apply now: London IP Litigation Boutique seeks Junior Associate [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I work at an SC firm (and have a TC somewhere else), and it’s stuffed to the rafters with privately educated types or people who went to Oxbridge. Their outward message is that they encourage diversity, but one only has to look at the drones they had on their recent vac scheme to show that’s utter bollocks.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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