Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from this morning and the weekend

Legal aid: Review calls for £135m funding to stem courts crisis [BBC]

‘Lockstep’ falls out of step with modern law firms [Financial Times] (£)

Judge who accused Stonewall of misrepresenting the law set to help oversee equalities watchdog [The Telegraph] (free, but registration required)

Hussain Chaudhry: Teenagers convicted of killing law student in designer coat robbery [Evening Standard]

Two deny stabbing Warwick Law student during Sherbourne halls attack [The Tab]

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Clients left in legal limbo after website allowing direct hire of barristers goes into liquidation [iNews]

E-scooter warning: Celebrity lawyer demands new rules on scurge of UK pavements [Daily Express]

Barrister spared jail over drink drive crash thanks to memory lapses [Evening Standard]

JUST LIKE DAD Kim Kardashian shares throwback photo with late lawyer father Robert Sr after she passes the baby bar exam on fourth try [The Sun]

Dublin solicitor becomes Irish TikTok sensation as he tells workers their rights and entitlements [Dublin Live]

“[P]artner profits rely on a constant turnover of hard working, high billing ‘grinders’, fewer senior associate ‘minders’, and a select few partner ‘finders’. Consequently, the firm doesn’t care if you burn out: it’s a pyramid anyway, so they need to eliminate you.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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