Morning round-up: Thursday 17 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

UK law firm accused of failings over Azerbaijan leader’s daughters’ offshore assets [The Guardian]

Wanted man tried to hand himself into police four times… but couldn’t due to court closures by the Ministry of Justice [Mail Online]

Immigrants facing deportation ‘could be unable to defend themselves’ after sweeping legal aid cuts [Huffington Post]

Employers face landmark legal action over sexual harassment [The Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Leeds outperforming London and Manchester for legal work [Yorkshire Post]

Government calls in the lawyers to check if two customs options are legal [City A.M.]

Racist lawyer who threatened to call ICE on workers speaking Spanish in a Manhattan restaurant is a Trump supporter [Mail Online]

Trump Jr defended election meeting with Kremlin-connected lawyer [Financial Times]

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

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

“Presumably Slaughters, which is an old-school partnership and not an LLP, would also be concerned that if they published the partner figures anyone with a calculator could work out with some precision their PEP, which they are notoriously guarded about.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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