Morning round-up: Monday 10 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Old Bailey’s first non-white judge was mistaken for defendant [BBC News]

Judge rules ‘paedophile hunters’ can continue posing as children online [The Guardian]

David Gest’s family vows to fight over will after lawyer inherits most of £10million fortune [The Mirror]

A lawyer-turned-campaigner’s life story shows why he’s blowing up the internet [The Canary]

How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging [The Guardian]

Man accused of murder banned from own trial after punching lawyer [Metro]

Fee setback adds to lord chancellor’s woes [Law Society Gazette]

The Conservative pipeline to the Supreme Court [The New Yorker]

Event this evening — Is it OK to talk about race? [NOTICED]

How to keep clients [Future of Law Blog]

Future trainee sought to join international law firm as a paralegal on a 12 month FTC [Legal Cheek Hub]

“So clearly people who earn upwards of £40,000 a year have to house share in London. What a farce. We’re all doomed.” [Legal Cheek Comments]