Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 9 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Court closures: sale of 126 premises raised just £34m, figures show [The Guardian]

‘Breaking point for UK justice’ Lawyers slam cuts as system ‘crumbles’ [Daily Star]

Law firm issues call to arms to investors caught up in suspected CWM FX Ponzi scheme [City A.M.]

Helping women lawyers become top leaders [Global Legal Post]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Man who killed three partners gets harsher sentence on appeal [The Guardian]

Family of Connor Sparrowhawk call for legal aid to ensure fair inquests [Oxford Mail]

Court rules parents do not need to lie about Easter Bunny [BBC News]

Trump’s lawyer got restraining order against porn star to keep her quiet [Huffington Post]

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

“Show me a lawyer who has behaved inappropriately (by preferring a male candidate merely for being male, for example) and I will agree s/he should be disciplined. More generally, show me a genuinely sexist structure or practice in the legal profession, and I will agree it should be removed. I am not interested in people’s subjective ‘feelings’ about equality.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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