Part of magazine that could be recent? (5,5) = CENTRE SPREAD
Reverse anagram SPREAD = anag. of CENTRE
A ring worn by one “It Girl! (8) = ISABELLA
A RING = A BELL, it = SA (sex appeal), worn by = written around
Lawyer’s assistant partner given a nasty glare inside (9) = PARALEGAL
partner = PAL, nasty = anag.