Morning round-up: Wednesday 21 January

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3David Allen Green: The Ministry of Justice’s commercial proposal to Saudi Arabia [Financial Times]

Disgraced former chief whip Andrew Mitchell pays £300,000 in legal costs for failed ‘plebgate’ libel trial… but could still be ordered to pay millions more [Mail Online]

London office of US firm launches unpaid ‘vac scheme-lite’ for first year students [Legal Cheek]

Gordon Ramsay faces a £10.8million bill for rent over the next 17 years after losing a High Court battle over one of his London restaurants [Mail Online]

Lawyer of Guantanamo detainee: Donald Rumsfeld should be charged with conspiracy to torture [The Independent]

Euan Coulthard: Police still hopeful of finding Durham University law student alive despite scaling back search [Chronicle Live]

Vile solicitor who tried to cheat blind people’s charity out of £200,000 is jailed [The Mirror]

Tesco Law in theory will be Asda Law in reality [LexisNexis Future of Law Blog]

Snoop Dogg branded a “misogynist wretch” by a judge — after woman punched officer following his gig [The Mirror]

Commercial paralegal required for dynamic and successful North London firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Can someone please ask why Tony Cross QC is a speaker? He is Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association for goodness sake.” [Legal cheek Comments]