Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 22 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Disclosure failures result in ‘Russian roulette with defendants’ lives’ says lawyer as young man is cleared of rape [The Telegraph]

Leveson 2: government to be taken to court over cancelled inquiry [The Guardian]

Google collected highly personal data about iPhone users, High Court hears [Independent]

UK court dismisses charges against Barclays over Qatar loan [Financial Times]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Linklaters becomes first magic circle firm to gain access to Chinese law capability [Law.com]

Law professor set to become Italy’s next prime minister [Times Higher Education]

Ex-Locke Lord partner struck off for misconduct that landed his firm record fine [Legal Futures]

Apple Powerbeats headphones in ‘sweat-proof’ legal action [BBC News]

Biglaw managing partner opens up about alcoholism [Above The Law]

Third Six Pupillage starting in autumn 2018 with Henderson Chambers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Don’t give up now, you leave now and you have nothing. Even if you flunk your exams and end up with a 2:2 you still have a Law degree from a good Uni — which will invariably help you get gainful employment later on.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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