Morning round-up: Tuesday 25 July

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Charlie Gard parents end legal fight as time runs out for ‘beautiful’ baby [BBC News]

Underfunded and overstretched: the lawyers seeking justice for Grenfell [The Guardian]

Labour’s Keir Starmer QC in talks for lucrative job at Mischcon de Reya [The Sun]

Package of ‘cocaine’ posted to home of unsuspecting Derby law student [Derby Telegraph]

Bar disciplinary tribunal panel recuses itself after barrister complains of bias [Legal Futures]

Wanted: STEM graduates for the legal industry — and some reasons they’re not applying [Forbes]

‘A bleak picture’ for women trying to rise at law firms [New York Times]

Two Canadian men found guilty of polygamy in first test of 127-year-old law [The Telegraph]

Video: the ultimate guide to last-minute training contract applications [Facebook]

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