Morning round-up: Wednesday 25 November

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Furious Cheryl Fernandez-Versini takes legal action after picture of her near ‘white substance’ at fashion awards emerges online [Mail Online]

Facebook privacy judgement “waiting for translation” [BBC News]

Cambridge law student: “I’m blind — but it can be a blessing in disguise” [The Guardian]

Fifa seeking life ban against Uefa president Michel Platini, says lawyer [The Guardian]

Is Microsoft Word anti-lawyer? [Twitter]

Human rights lawyer Michael Mansfield’s daughter, 44, killed herself after telling her bosses at telecoms company that she had “put them at risk” [Mail Online]

Chinese lesbian takes government to court over textbooks in landmark case [The Telegraph]

Pakistan set to execute paraplegic man as it nears 300 hangings in a year [The Guardian]

Prominent Australian criminal lawyer arrested and charged after police “raid her house and find a sawn-off shotgun, ice and ecstasy” [Mail Online]

Applications now being accepted for 2 Temple Gardens’ mini-pupillage scheme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The high profile cases she has been involved in were after her marriage and rise to celebrity status, where she was brought on by an existing legal team for the publicity.” [Legal Cheek Comments]