Morning round-up: Wednesday 22 January

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Freshfields to remove criminal record box from applications [Law Society Gazette]

West Brom won’t give Anelka legal help to fight FA charge over “quenelle” gesture [Mail Online]

Lord Rennard: injustice all round [Head of Legal]

Solicitor’s stab wounds may have been self-inflicted, coroner hears [The Northern Echo]

Hacking trial QC’s “This is not Carry On Policing, is it?” quip [Evening Standard]

Herbert Smith Freehills advocacy chief Murray Rosen quits in order to return to the Bar [The Lawyer]

Lawyer “made himself the beneficiary of vulnerable clients’ wills in plan to steal £210,000 from their estates” [Mail Online]

Sikh lawyer’s turban was “kicked off his head as he was beaten to the ground in a racist attack in City of London” [Mail Online]

Open justice [Learned Friend]