Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 25 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Keith Vaz set to join the Justice select committee despite stepping down as Home Affairs chair [The Telegraph]

Addleshaw Goddard thaws post-Brexit pay freeze [Legal Cheek]

Government backs new law to prevent people becoming homeless [The Independent]

Eversheds faces £100m Northern Rock negligence claim [Law Gazette]

Culture minister warns of libel law threat to our ‘free and vibrant’ press [Mail Online]

Human rights and rape [Spinning Hugo]

Police say Scottish fox hunting law ‘unworkable’ [BBC News]

Eggheads star CJ de Mooi will not be extradited, court rules [The Guardian]

Biglaw gets in on the funnies this Halloween [Above The Law]

Free Event — Commercial Awareness Question Time: US Election Special [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Main reason? Partners and associates prefer to write down the time and therefore fees of the junior lawyers but have less of a slash-and-burn approach on their own billing.” [Legal Cheek comments]