Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 20 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Facebook moves 1.5bn users out of reach of new European privacy law [The Guardian]

Juror jailed for six years for accepting bribes during drugs trial [Metro]

Legal threat over Virgin Trains East Coast rail franchise [BBC News]

Students to be hit with another ‘eye-watering’ interest rate rise on tuition fee repayments [Independent]

Buy your tickets now for the legal education and training event of 2018 - on 23 May

Legal Hackette Lunches with Patrick Maddams [Legal Hackette’s Brief]

Going private would give Oxford and Cambridge what they want: impunity [The Guardian]

BSB investigates how chambers advertise for and recruit pupils to check for “unjustified” barriers [Legal Futures]

Gucci and Guess settle nine year legal battle over the letter G [City A.M.]

Who are the top 10 female-friendly US firms? [Global Legal Post]

The Dentons partner facing charges in drunk driving death has a history of legal problems [Above The Law]

Leading criminal defence practice in Kent seeks criminal lawyer [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I totally agree that the tick bock exercise is both lazy and a major source of unfairness when it comes to recruitment decisions. The minimum 2.1 requirement is especially unfair and irrational…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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