Morning round-up: Wednesday 18 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Stabbed London student, 18, wanted to become a lawyer [The Telegraph]

British barrister’s son jailed for 10 years after raping woman, 20, as she slept [The Sun]

16th-century fashion police for barristers [The Guardian]

Theresa May wins second vote on Syria action as Jeremy Corbyn demands new war powers law [Independent]

Battle with former chairman set to cost AA £1m in legal fees [Financial Times]

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Former lawyer gives up her high-flying career and £55k salary to sell spicy papaya PICKLE using her Filipino grandmother’s secret recipe [Mail Online]

Top private school defends advert showing boy aiming to be lawyer and girl wanting to be actress [i News]

Landlord who offers ‘sex for rent’ insists he’s not breaking the law [Metro]

Trump wants quick action from Congress to close ‘loopholes’ created by Supreme Court decision on deporting criminal immigrants [Mail Online]

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

“Look the part, be the part etc. The time for letting standards slip a little or making risky sartorial choices is once you are settled into tenancy and NOT at the beginning of your career when chambers and then solicitors are trying to assess whether or not you are likely to be a safe pair of hands or a bit of a loose cannon.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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