Morning round-up: Tuesday 10 April

Avatar photo

By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Murder accused unable to find barrister to represent her in court because of strike action [Wales Online]

Names emerge in the search for a director of public prosecutions to succeed Alison Saunders [City A.M.]

High-flying lawyer who rents out £320,000 house where two men died in suspected carbon monoxide leak is being investigated by police [Mail Online]

Speeding Porsche driver admits causing death of top barrister [Belfast Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Judge in rugby stars’ rape trial to hear arguments over reporting restrictions [The Irish Times]

Trump brands raid on lawyer Michael Cohen’s office ‘disgraceful’ [BBC News]

‘End of the road’: Oscar Pistorius loses appeal over jail term in final legal defeat [The Guardian]

How a pocket square business is helping one law student thrive [Lawyers Weekly]

Why lowering the retirement age of judges shows Poland is sliding towards authoritarianism [New Statesman]

F-LEX are recruiting paralegals in Manchester and the North West [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The reoccurrence of such important and content heavy exams can make it impossible to prepare for each exam/assessment to the highest standard possible; hence why there is such a high fail rate. Perhaps, BSB should rethink the formatting of the entire course in general.” [Legal Cheek comments]

For all the latest commercial awareness info, and advance notification of Legal Cheek's careers events:

Sign up to the Legal Cheek Hub

Related Stories

Aspiring barrister petitions for ‘draconian’ BPTC exams to be open-book

Online appeal also argues assessments shouldn't be so close together

Apr 9 2018 12:32pm

Student pro bono: New projects on autism, family courts and miscarriages of justice up for awards

Birmingham University storms shortlists with nominations in most categories

Apr 9 2018 10:59am

PwC, Neota Logic and Institute of Student Employers among latest speakers at the Future of Legal Education and Training Conference

Today's speaker announcement coincides with 'two for £400' Conference offer -- open for limited time only

Apr 9 2018 1:33pm