Morning round-up: Thursday 7 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


David Cameron’s father sought legal advice on best tax havens [The Guardian]

Mossack Fonseca is just one law firm, in one tax haven. Just think what the others are hiding [The Independent]

Could lawyer who hounded British troops be struck off? Firm referred to disciplinary tribunal over “serious allegations of professional misconduct” [Mail Online]

Injunction ruling enables celebrities to hide sex lives, says top lawyer [The Guardian]

Dave Lee Travis teased me for making him look like Rolf Harris, reveals top court artist [Legal Hackette’s Brief]

Judge Rinder will be a tough act to follow [Twitter]

A private school background is no longer a golden ticket to a law career [The Guardian]

Four deny charges over death of lawyer Amanda Telfer, killed by falling window frame [Evening Standard]

“Ted Cruz was one of the sharpest, brightest students I’ve ever taught at Harvard,” says law professor Alan Dershowitz [Mail Online]

Judge dismisses Kesha’s hate-crime and human-rights complaints against Dr. Luke [LA Times]

Paying for sex is now against the law in France [Jezebel]

Law firm director and “respected figure” in exclusive Cheshire village plundered £380,000 from dying pensioner … and didn’t stop even after she died [Mail Online]

King & Wood Mallesons seeks law students to be campus ambassadors [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I don’t think this is the death of the training contract. I think it’ll take a while to take off and then the two will run side-by-side. At most it’ll slightly dent the TC numbers” [Legal Cheek Comments]