Morning round-up: Friday 1 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love faces wait after extradition appeal [Sky News]

Uber’s new legal chief warns staff not to spy on rivals [Financial Times]

NHS pays undisclosed settlement to Richard Branson’s Virgin Care after threat of legal action [Metro]

Snoopers’ Charter restrictions proposed by Government after EU court rules data collection powers illegal [Independent]

Slobodan Praljak: How did he smuggle poison into Hague court? [BBC News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Legal Cheek Survey: How should law academics teach rape, war crimes and other ‘hard subjects’? [Legal Cheek]

Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd becomes a CILEx Honorary Vice-President [Legal Futures]

Vietnam court upholds prominent blogger’s 10-year jail term, lawyer says [Business Insider UK]

How loving family of law student killed in M6 crash are honouring her memory [Birmingham Mail]

Conor McGregor reveals he was in bed when solicitor ‘dragged’ him to court to face speeding charge [Mirror]

BPTC & LPC graduates to undertake freelance advocacy work in the County Courts throughout England and Wales [Legal Cheek Hub]

“And all you have to do to get these delights is to give up your life and sell your soul. These perks are just silver handles on a coffin.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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