Morning round-up: Friday 16 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Why big US law firms are on a UK hiring spree [Financial Times]

Training for the bar: the dos and don’ts of pupillage interviews [The Guardian]

Will the number of listed law firms double over the next 12 months? [City A.M.]

Human rights body faces cash crisis after clash with Russia [The Guardian]

Six Cobbetts partners fined over firm’s collapse but “manifest incompetence” allegation is dropped [Legal Futures]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Human rights body faces cash crisis after clash with Russia [The Guardian]

A barrister on Twitter is debating the legal issues around some your favourite song lyrics [Yahoo News]

Trump’s lawyers ‘intimidate and threatened a judge’ after she ruled against them in dispute over stripping president’s name from Panama hotel [Mail Online]

Plaintiff in lawsuit against Disney and Marvel wants to destroy DVDs of Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Beauty and the Beast [Above The Law]

Job alert: Caseworkers sought for top immigration law firm’s Birmingham office [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The false imprisonment thing, if true, is bad but does not wash out the fact that her breach of contract case is absolutely shoddy. She’s been watching too many legal dramas probably” [Legal Cheek comments]

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