Morning round-up: Thursday 7 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Pair guilty of human trafficking after drugs raid in UK legal first [The Guardian]

Former judge, 71, who built a high-profile career after arriving in the UK on a West Indian cargo ship 50 years ago wins High Court battle with regulator after being convicted of harassing his ex-wife [Mail Online]

A desire to fit in prompts employees to ‘whiten’ for work [Financial Times]

Solicitor banned from driving after turning up drunk at police station [The Sun]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Advice for law students: how to impress at a legal careers fair [The Guardian]

‘Hear ye, hear ye!’ Bud Light lawyers use town crier to deliver cease and desist letter to brewing rival [Legal Cheek]

Forcing law firms to publish prices could make consumers focus just on cost, Law Society warns [Legal Futures]

Fears rise that Irish solicitors will be banned from working in UK []

Event: The skills future lawyers need for the new digital world — with RPC, Google and Uber [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Utter BS. Does the 48% that voted for trigger warnings realise that they won’t be receiving them in practice when they meet real clients and real people? Albeit not all undergrads go on with a view to practice, that’s not how real life works. Get over it.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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