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Weekly round-up of the top legal blogosphere posts

Shamima Begum may not deserve your sympathy, but she is entitled to legal aid [The Secret Barrister]

Matthew Scott: Shamima Begum has a right to legal aid [The Spectator] (registration required)

I was among the first to sit the SQE pilot — here’s what I thought [Legal Cheek]

Should in-house lawyers hide from senior manager responsibility? [Lawyer Watch]

What’s in the bag? Advice on what to take to court: handkerchief, pens and… Tunnocks [Civil Litigation Brief]

Joshua Rozenberg: Post Office plays hardball with ironman judge [Law Society Gazette]

Entries now open: ‘My US Legal Icon’ Vlogging Prize [Legal Cheek Careers]

Survey: Which legal research tools do you use? [Legal Cheek Careers]

London white-collar crime boutique firm seeks solicitor to join its expanding team [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I am now in fear of what standard of lawyers shall be unleashed on the public I am currently on the LPC and there are some students who really do not have a clue about the law, or the practice areas we study. The LPC filters many of these students out. The SQE appears to have dropped the standards considerably … and now the hopeless students will be released on the public” [Legal Cheek comments]

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