Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 23 October

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By Legal Cheek on

Blur drummer-turned Kingsley Napley solicitor Dave Rowntree attends Q awards bash on his lunch break [The Sun]

On being handed the best live act award, Rowntree said: “I’m now a criminal lawyer and this is my lunch break.”

Top firms “waking up” to competition from ABSs – with one in five planning conversion themselves [Legal Futures]

He’s undocumented and he passed the New York Bar [ABC News]

“What were magistrates doing?”: Judge’s fury over convicted paedophile who posed as a babysitter to rape girl, 8, after being spared jail [Mail Online]

Lance Armstrong faces legal action over $7.5m Tour de France bonus [The Guardian]