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Morning Briefing 1/8/2014

Morning Briefing 1/8/2014

Good morning. The deadline for training contract applications at most large firms passed last night, we hope you got all your apps in on time. Now begins the wait for feedback. Some firms screen on a rolling basis so many of you will have had interview requests and maybe even offers. Tweet us @TSL_Tweets and let us know how the process went for you. We’ll retweet any tweets we receive and we’ll post a selection of them in an article next week. Now that this nightmare is over, let’s get to the news. Enjoy your weekend.

  1. Spain’s King Juan Carlos faces paternity claim from alleged illegitimate son (via The Telegraph)
  2. Transgender person’s claim for female state pension rejected by appeal court (via The Guardian)
  3. Uganda Court to Rule on Legality of Anti-Gay Law (via ABC News)
  4. Poisoned Spy: CPS Wanted To Prosecute Russians (via Sky News)
  5. Google reveals which countries have used the ‘right to be forgotten’ most frequently (via The Verge)
  6. Victoria’s Secret not in the pink after losing court battle for trademark (via The Independent)
  7. Microsoft ordered to produce overseas customer email addresses by US judge (via The Guardian)
  8. Bankrupt California city eyes marijuana for revenue (via Fox News)
  9. Legal panel raises concerns over laws written in French (via BBC News)
  10. Legal Battle Over Ronaldo’s CR7 Moniker (via Sky News)
  11. Legal aid contract tender deferred (via Law Society Gazette)

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