Morning round-up: Wednesday 5 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Gibraltar as viewed by lawyers, and by aliens [The Guardian]

Fraudster stole £700,000 while working for solicitor firms [Manchester Evening News]

Muslim lawyer shuts down troll who says there’s no ‘Christian version’ of Isis [i100]

Solicitors’ tribunal hands Clyde & Co record fine under money laundering rules [Legal Business]

Psychoactive substances: Tough new law drives drug trade underground []

LexisNexis announces first legal tech accelerator participants [Global Legal Post]

Law Society scraps external adjudication for freedom of information disputes [Legal Futures]

Donald Trump’s ‘looming’ impeachment stops me voting for his Supreme Court pick, senator says [The Independent]

US court approves lawsuit against Germany over claims of Nazi art theft [The Telegraph]

Law student isn’t recognised by own classmates after incredible transformation that saw her lose 14st in just 12 month [Mirror]

Future trainee sought to join international law firm as a paralegal on a 12 month FTC [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It has always baffled me why (the civil courts at least) rarely start before 10.30, have an hours lunch, and then finish at 4pm sharp. Probably don’t need to go as far as they are here, just doing 9-5 would probably be the common sense approach.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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