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Morning Briefing 3/10/2014

Morning Briefing 3/10/2014

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

  1. Lib Dems call for more proportional parliamentary voting on English laws (via The Guardian)
  2. BP challenges $18bn Deepwater Horizon ruling (via The FT)
  3. A&O takes lead as Virgin Money looks to cash in with IPO (via Legal Week)
  4. Thai Murders: Suspects Stage Reconstruction (via Sky News)
  5. Kate and Gerry McCann criticise press after libel payout (via BBC News)
  6. Addleshaw Goddard reveals 82% retention (via The Lawyer)
  7. U.S. Ebola patient’s family legally quarantined after refusing to stay home (via Fox News)
  8. High Court deals LASPO blow to Grayling (via Law Society Gazette)
  9. Ohio prosecutors demand immunity for execution drug makers (via The Guardian)
  10. Human Rights Act: Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve rubbishes ‘unworkable’ Tory plans to scrap ECHR (via The Independent)
  11. Tories ‘would curb human rights rulings’ from Europe (via BBC News)
  12. “Work three-day weeks and take unlimited holidays”: Kevin Gold’s revolution at Mishcon de Reya (via The Lawyer)
  13. Prince William starts legal action over paparazzi photographs of Prince George in park (via London Evening Standard)
  14. Celebrity victims of naked photo hack join together to sue Google $100M ‘for capitalizing on scandal rather than fixing it’ (via Daily Mail)
  15. Freshfields “takes on Wall Street” and wants to discard magic circle tag in US (via The Lawyer)
  16. Legal victory for brutal killer in bid to be moved nearer to his family (via The Express)
  17. Conservatives pledge powers to ignore European court of human rights rulings (via The Guardian)
  18. White couple suing sperm bank for donor mix-up leaving them with mixed-race child (via The Independent)
  19. Police ‘overwhelmed’ by number of child abuse images (via BBC News)

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