Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 16 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Legal first’ as Rolf Harris is spared having to attend sex attack trial because of his age and health [The Telegraph]

Report tells UK law firms to display their prices for clients [The Guardian]

Former senior partner Kon resigns from KWM Europe as firms circle [Legal Week]

Bar chair: ‘We join solicitors in doubting “one-size-fits-all” policy on fees’ [Law Gazette]

Man tells Ballymena court his legal representative is Jesus Christ [Belfast Telegraph]

Top tip [Twitter]

Legal secretary addicted to heroin callously played Candy Crush after murdering pensioner neighbour by battering her 31 times with rolling pin [Mail Online]

Judge orders Trump to sit for seven-hour deposition despite lawyers claiming he was ‘too important’ [The Independent]

iPhone owner ordered by court to surrender passcode to police [The Next Web]

Spring vacation scheme at Mayer Brown [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Fair play to him, he has done well from a hard start in life, but there has not exactly been full disclosure in the About section of his website. The ‘working class’ claims now seem unwise. [Legal Cheek comments”]