Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 12 November

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The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts

newspapers3MPs’ calls to prisoners “taped”, says Chris Grayling [The Telegraph]

British law student accused of targeting Tony Blair facing retrial after “secret terror trial” jury discharged [The Independent]

Olswang and BLP heads of arbitration both depart for the bar [The Lawyer]

Mazher Mahmood exposé will be screened on BBC despite the legal hitch [The Guardian]

The full statement from Mazher Mahmood’s lawyers [Press Gazette]

Was shadow justice minister Sadiq Khan examining his tummy button or his mobile telephone? [Mail Online]

EU “benefit tourism” court ruling is common sense, says Cameron [BBC News]

“Is this Russia’s first gay wedding? Legal loophole allows lesbian couple to marry because one of them was born a man” [Mail Online]

Billionaire with lover who can’t live on £10,000 a week fights High Court order to free his assets [Evening Standard]

Germany threaten jail for athletes under new doping law [BBC Sport]

LinkedIn is being sued for making it too easy to use your former co-workers as references [Quartz]

Conveyancing paralegal required for highly-regarded national firm (with possibility of training contract) [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

The president of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association hits back [Legal Cheek Comments]