Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 2 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

High earning lawyers, doctors and city professionals are UK’s most frequent drinkers, official statistics show [Independent]

‘Gay cake’: Ashers Bakery case heard at Supreme Court [BBC News]

Woman tricked into relationship with police spy launches legal action [The Guardian]

Jihadis returning to UK may need to be tried in secret, warns terror watchdog [Evening Standard]

London lawyer among frontrunners for top job at sex scandal-hit Latham & Watkins [City A.M.]

Rape victims ‘should not attend court’ says Scotland’s top judge [BBC News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Legal challenge on assisted dying prompts rival London protests [The Guardian]

David Haye’s lawyer ruthlessly trolled after cringe ‘Inbetweeners’ speech at Bellew fans [Express]

Smug legal drama The Split made me file a motion over bad plot and terrible casting [The Sun]

Lawyer’s excuse for court lateness outed by Instagram holiday snaps [Global Legal Post]

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]

“A shame for these two, and I wouldn’t want to kick anyone while they’re down, but that said… if you can somehow fail any part of the LPC, you really don’t deserve to practise in the upper tiers of city law…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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