Morning round-up: Wednesday 26 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Lack of diversity among UK senior judiciary is ‘serious constitutional issue’ [The Guardian]

David Allen Green: Brexit by timetable Part 1 — the evolution of the EU’s position [Financial Times]

Judge accused of ‘victim blaming’ defends comments that rapists ‘gravitate’ towards drunk girls [Evening Standard]

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

Herbert Smith Freehills launches new alternative legal services hub in Johannesburg [Legal Business]

Solicitor three times the drink drive limit had her child in the back of her car [Mirror]

Opinion: Replacing the LPC — creating opportunities from the disruption [LinkedIn]

American and United airlines viral abuse passengers hire same lawyer [Independent]

Donald Trump’s law firm touts “insights on the new administration” in an online ad [Salon]

Legally Blonde: Tiffany Trump will be attending law school this fall and share more details in the coming weeks after touring Harvard, NYU and Columbia [Mail Online]

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

“Surely they will need some pre-SQE qualification for those who have done a non-law degree? If not, I cannot imagine top law firms allowing graduates just to learn on the job, turning up at work knowing nothing.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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