Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 14 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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EU court to back UK limits on migrants’ access to child benefits [The Guardian]

Goldman Sachs legal battle with Libya wealth fund opens in UK [Mail Online]

Privacy claims reach record level as defamation cases fall away [The Guardian]

Supreme Court ruling could block wave of costly legal claims against GPs [GP Online]

Bungling thief stole his own barrister’s phone while in court [Evening Standard]

We must remain in the EU for peace and prosperity [Barrister Blogger]

Independent and Evening Standard cut in-house legal team [Press Gazette]

Judge Robert Rinder gave up acting after an audition with Benedict Cumberbatch [Radio Times]

U.S. Government wants to step into European Facebook privacy legal challenge [Tech Crunch]

Oscar Pistorius sentencing hearing: Psychiatrist tells High Court former athlete has ‘almost given up’ on life [The Telegraph]

New law allows Hungary police to return migrants beyond border fence [Reuters]

Event: How to make it as a City lawyer — with the Black Solicitors Network. Apply now via the Hub [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The serious point at the heart of this rather silly incident is that (in my opinion) too many in my profession see litigation as a game. It is not…” [Legal Cheek comments]