Morning round-up: Wednesday 23 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Locke Lord lawyer charged with two counts of fraud [City A.M.]

Scottish court told Brexit could be unilaterally halted [The Telegraph]

Lawyers acting for Manchester Arena family urges end to inquest delays [ITV News]

Boss of controversial law firm Asons is suspended from practising as a solicitor [Bolton News]

Oxford faces anger over failure to improve diversity among students [The Guardian]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Guardian and BBC settle Paradise Papers dispute with offshore law firm Appleby [Press Gazette]

Most law firms report chronic underperforming partners and missed targets [Global Legal Post]

The Cornwall lawyer who is up for an Emmy after swapping criminal sharks for killer sharks [Cornwall Live]

‘I am not a racist,’ says lawyer behind racist New York cafe rant [The Guardian]

Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s business partner cooperating with prosecutors [The Telegraph]

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

“I know one paralegal who secured a Freshfields’ TC, but it is the exception, not the rule.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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