Morning round-up: Wednesday 10 May

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Separating elderly couples is inhumane and could cause them to ‘die of a broken heart’, says Sir James Munby [Mail Online]

My degree couldn’t prepare me for the harsh realities of work in law [The Guardian]

Thousands of convictions ‘may be unsafe’ due to concerns over forensic evidence [Sky News]

Disgraced lawyer who made false torture and murder claims against British troops in Iraq ‘was paranoid and exceedingly difficult’ [Mail Online]

Ex-law firm finance boss “used company credit card for own use” [Leicester Mercury]

Lawyer, engineer, designer: There are the jobs most likely to score you a date [Independent]

Lawyer convicted of beating ex-girlfriend’s dog to death [New York Post]

Part-time freelance legal writers required to work with Peloton Communications Group [Legal Cheek Hub]

“What is worrying is that the proportion of women who study law does not reflect the proportion of women who make it into senior positions as barristers or solicitors.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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