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Morning round-up: Monday 11 November

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Gianni Sonvico: Body found in search for barrister [The Independent]

Christian coronations of future monarchs face legal challenge [The Guardian]

“Walter Mitty” lawyer who faked qualifications forced to quit [The Telegraph]

Embarrassment for Nick Clegg’s wife as mining giant sues her £570-an-hour law firm for “overcharging on £16 million bill” [Mail Online]

Lord Prescott denies allegations he worked with Thompsons Solicitors to pressure insurance company not to underwrite miners’ legal bills [Mail Online]

Charlie Sheen could face jail after calling judge “anus brain” [The Mirror]

A barrister distils the essential characteristics of his profession: “You have to plead whichever side of the case happens to hire you, so you need to be amoral. And then you have to be persuasive. It’s the profile of a psychopath” [Financial Times]

“Let ex-offenders sit as magistrates” [Law Society Gazette]