Morning round-up: Friday 4 May

Avatar photo

By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Windrush Scandal: Legal Action being prepared in case government shirks compensation costs [Huffington Post]

Windrush and Legal Aid: how free legal representation could have avoided a national scandal [Open Democracy]

Union slams court modernisation plans which could see 6,500 jobs lost [City A.M.]

Joshua Rozenberg QC says banning public and press from sex trials should only be a last resort [Belfast News Letter]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Exeter University law student reveals why he leaked friends’ racist WhatsApp messages [Evening Standard]

UKIP MEP ‘defends’ students caught sending messages about rape, ‘bombing mosques’ and ‘buying slaves’ on Whatsapp in free speech row [The Sun]

Ulster rugby players cleared of rape drop case against BBC [The Guardian]

Female golfer threatens legal action over men-only Saturday morning rule [The Telegraph]

‘What do you want for breakfast?’ ‘A divorce!’ From affairs with nannies and nuns to cash hidden in a jacuzzi — the craziest stories of marital breakdown, from a divorce lawyer who’s seen it all [Mail Online]

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

Now open for entries: The Privacy Law Blogging Prize [Legal Cheek Journal]

The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference on 23 May — final batch tickets on sale [Legal Cheek]

“I don’t think that this is dressed up as for the employees’ good. It’s clearly for the firm’s good, to manage conflicts.” [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

Review: Classic courtroom drama played out on stage – it will make you want to become a criminal lawyer

But Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution grandeur is a world away from the realities of the criminal justice system

May 3 2018 9:15am