Morning round-up: Wednesday 9 May

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Barristers prepare to escalate protests over legal aid row [The Guardian]

This leaked report reveals the stark warnings from judges about defendants with no lawyer [BuzzFeed News]

Londoner takes ‘miscarriage of justice’ compensation battle to court [ITV News]

Exeter University student who exposed his friends’ racist Whatsapp messages says he has no regrets going public [iNews]

Delays and spiralling costs hamper MoJ’s digital courts project [The Guardian]

Judge urged to reject fracking ban challenge [BBC News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

City law firm Rosenblatt kicks off life as a London listed company [Evening Standard]

Trump lawyer allegedly received corporate payments [Financial Times]

Ex-City lawyer sentenced in Mueller probe reports to prison [The Hill]

Why Amal Clooney wore trousers on the Met Gala red carpet [Harper’s Bazaar]

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

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

“What would Donna do? Demand to be made a senior partner despite having no legal qualifications or no real non-secretarial legal experience. Imagine one of the magic circle firms hiring a secretary to be a senior partner or a COO.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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