The morning’s top legal affairs news stories
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]
A pupil asked yesterday how to decide blame, where there are numerous potential defendants?
Which one has Insurance?
— Colm Nugent (@Wigapedia) December 15, 2016
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”]