Morning Round-Up: Friday 14 December

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By Legal Cheek on

Law firms suffer worst quarter since 2010 [Financial Times (£)]

Doubt over City law firm plan to boost female partner numbers [The Times’ Alex Spence on Twitter]

Law student shot on Manhattan street ‘was drug courier executed over missing cash that was confiscated by cops in California’ [Mail Online]

Pregnant man trapped in legal limbo while he awaits verdict from divorce judge over the legitimacy under Arizona law of his nine-year marriage to a woman [Mail Online]

Quicker, costlier and less appealing: plans for Judicial Review reform revealed [UK Human Rights Blog]

Carter-Ruck instructed for Bercow as McAlpine launches libel claim [The Lawyer]