Morning round-up: Thursday 22 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Solicitor in wife murder bid to be struck off [BBC News]

Government plans to curb air pollution so inadequate they are unlawful, High Court rules [Independent]

Qatari developer could bring legal action against Carillion [The Telegraph]

Lawyer who returned from a three-month holiday to India to find his wife had divorced him and married another man calls for judge to scrap ruling [Mail Online]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Melania Trump’s parents legally in US, lawyer says, as questions swirl over immigration process [The Guardian]

Lawyer’s widow argues she should be spared drink driving ban because her driveway is too long to walk down [The Telegraph]

Top solicitor and ethics expert reported to police for blasting Orange Order as ‘knuckle dragging mutants’ in foul online rant [The Sun]

Milo Yiannopoulos drops $10 million lawsuit against publisher Simon & Schuster [Pink News]

Wanted: Legal Research Assistant to Philip Rainey QC & Michael Walsh [Legal Cheek Hub]

“There is a common perception in some sets that clerks are just the proletariat there to serve their bourgeois masters for as little reward as possible. It is both socially irresponsible and abhorrent…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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