Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 14 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Charlie Gard to be kept on life support while European judges consider case [The Guardian]

Butter up the judges, release some prisoners: how David Lidington can survive as Justice Secretary [The Spectator]

Defendant has to have his court case extended so staff can translate his “very, very strong Geordie accent” [Mirror]

Advertising watchdog clears Law Society over “misleading” CQS claims [Legal Futures]

Law firms must face up to the millennial challenge [The Global Legal Post]

Trump’s tweets could be ‘preserved for future reference’ if lawmaker’s COVFEFE Act becomes law [Mail Online]

Welsh Assembly set to be renamed parliament by law [BBC News]

Comment: Legal education – not broke, fat chance the super-exam will be a fix [Legal Business]

Justice goes up in flames with protesters setting fire to Venezuela’s Supreme Court [Mail Online]

Apply at attend: Commercial Awareness Question Time: Inside the acquisition of Visa Europe — with Macfarlanes [Legal Cheek Hub]

Life at the bar is not a ticket to riches unless you go for one of the more lucrative areas of law and are bloody good at it too. Doing legal aid work means financial struggle in the early years (tip: live at home if you can and save for a house deposit or you’ll be renting for life), but interesting and fulfilling work. [Legal Cheek comments]

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