Morning round-up: Wednesday 7 June

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Theresa May: I’ll tear up human rights laws so we can deport terrorists [The Telegraph]

George and Amal Clooney welcome twins Ella and Alexander [BBC News]

A client of the law firm used by Gina Miller lost £1 million betting against Brexit [Business Insider]

Senior partner sanctioned for “completely unacceptable” correspondence with litigant in person [Legal Futures]

Davis Polk partner dies after being struck by a train [Above The Law]

Trump blocked users on Twitter and now they’re threatening legal action [Mashable]

Lawyer’s eBay advert for leopard print dress she wore to Butlins’ adult weekend that left one ‘idiot’ telling her she looked like she ‘liked a lot of c**k’ [The Sun]

Husband is ordered to appear in court for calling his wife a ‘cow’ in Saudi Arabia [Mail Online]

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

“Diversity schemes at firms are a joke: they only require certain quotas or targets to come to interview (if it is even that formal of a system). After interviews, it’s still up to the partners to decide who they would like to spend time with…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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