Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Surge in parents forced to fight child custody battles with no legal representation [The Independent]

Crime victims get power to challenge prisoners’ release [The Observer]

How a passion for football kicked off a stellar legal career [Financial Times]

High court judge tweets appeal for missing mother to bring son home [The Guardian]

Revenge porn: “I became the lawyer I needed” [BBC News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Sir Philip Green’s lawyer was “victim” too, court told [The Telegraph]

Pinochet’s ghost still haunts the law lords [Law Society Gazette]

Laurent Gbagbo: former Ivory Coast president freed by war crimes court [The Guardian]

Opera singer launches legal action over “botched” hip replacement he alleges ended his career [The Telegraph]

US Supreme Court blocks Louisiana’s stringent abortion law — but only for a few days [Vox]

“More pressure for junior fee earners to enhance profits to increase profits for the big boys at the top to trouser dividends.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

BPTC and LPC graduates sought to work as county court advocates [Legal Cheek Hub]

This Tuesday: Secrets to Success (lawtech special edition) — with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Gowling WLG, Pinsent Masons, PwC and RPC [Legal Cheek Events]

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