Morning round-up: Friday 6 November

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Karim Benzema could face jail after being charged with blackmail in sextape case [The Sport Bible]

The House of Lords debated porn, here are the eight best bits [The Telegraph]

“Curb privacy injunctions for rich and famous”, top QC urges [Evening Standard]

Media law QC warns police could use Investigatory Powers Bill to “routinely” identify secret journalistic sources [Press Gazette]

Former criminal barrister Antoinette Sandbach: Why I relived the day my baby died, in the middle of the House of Commons [The Telegraph]

Free legal advice has grown with aid cuts and court fees, says charity [The Guardian]

Want a favorable ruling in court? Catch a judge right after lunch [Business Insider]

DLA Piper chief backs North of England devolution [Yorkshire Post]

Barrister draws on court room experience to pen first novel [Liverpool Echo]

Applications for mini-pupillages at Henderson Chambers are open [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I would love to sit in a bath of cuppa soup, eat deep fried sparrows and warble the tune to coronation street to myself all day long. But I have three kids and a mortgage to pay.” [Legal Cheek Comments]