Morning round-up: Wednesday 16 August

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Lawyer turned East End head gets 95% of pupils to university [Evening Standard]

I went to Oxford. As a black female student, I found it alienating and elitist [The Guardian]

Grenfell lawyer invites Julia Hartley-Brewer to meet survivors: ‘It’ll change your mind’ [talkRadio]

Ingrams Solicitors shut down to ‘protect interests of clients’ after senior partner struck off [Hull Daily Mail]

Ban for legal assistant who stole from vulnerable clients [Law Society Gazette]

Theresa May’s government has been caught twisting the law to sue a cash-strapped fire service for £10m [The Canary]

Thai law student jailed for posting BBC article critical of king on Facebook [Independent]

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

“A lot of US firms have dress down all week as do many teams in other global law firms. As long as you have a suit in the cupboard just in case and for meetings it’s the way to go especially if you’re doing long hours it’s more comfortable.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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