Morning round-up: Friday 4 August

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Family judge Sir James Munby warns of ‘blood on our hands’ over lack of care for suicidal girl [The Telegraph]

Charlie Gard’s case shows why our family courts must lift their secrecy [The Guardian]

Barrister and partner brutally beaten in ‘homophobic attack over their brightly coloured shoes’ [Evening Standard]

Gambling addict lawyer who conned thousands from clients is struck off [Daily Record]

NHS finally agrees to fund HIV prevention treatment after losing legal battle [The Telegraph]

Judge who is still collecting her $174,000 salary after her DUI arrest violates her probation ‘by drinking again’ [Mail Online]

What UK law firms can learn from US legal marketing and advertising [Legal Futures]

New grads bound for Biglaw: do you know what you’re getting into? [Above The Law]

BPTC & LPC graduates sought for County Court Advocate roles: Immediate start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Yes, and everyone really knows that Twitter is really THE best place to share stuff you only want your friends to see! *eye rolling*” [Legal Cheek comments]

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