Morning round-up: Friday 11 May

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

You might not care about striking lawyers — but you should [The Guardian]

Top partner fired from City office of US law firm over ‘inappropriate behaviour’ [City A.M.]

Anglia Ruskin law student ran at girl wielding knife and saucepan after row over kitchen pot [Cambridge News]

Junk mail deluge: Government urged to change law to protect households [The Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Ex-wife of property tycoon loses legal battle after branding judge’s £51m award as a ‘nightmare’ [Independent]

Former solicitor turned football coach is shooting star [Bolton News]

Lower proof for misconduct claims, students say [BBC News]

Rudy Giuliani resigns from Greenberg Traurig amid legal work for Trump [CNN]

Rapper Dr Dre loses trademark battle with gynaecologist Dr Drai [Sky News]

Reed Smith are hiring Campus Ambassadors! [Legal Cheek Hub]

The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference on Wednesday 23 May [Legal Cheek]

“If finance is a key barrier, then maybe more should be done to promote the part-time judicial roles that are available. Clearly I’m not suggesting that a partner from the magic circle sits as a deputy DJ. But if you could complete a judicial role for a set number of days a week/month/year, without forfeiting the Magic Circle salary then surely that could work.” [Legal cheek comments]

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