Morning round-up: Thursday 28 January

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Law firm accused British soldier of Iraq killing that Danes had already admitted [The Telegraph]

Freed double killer gets lifelong anonymity as victim’s family are warned to go under-cover for their own safety [Mail Online]

France adopts sedated dying law as compromise on euthanasia [The Guardian]

Ai Weiwei says he’s closing Danish exhibition in protest of refugee law [New York Times]

We can’t make prosecuting child abusers easier just so we make ourselves feel better [The Telegraph]

Calls for Iain Duncan Smith to quit after damning Bedroom Tax judgement [The Mirror]

Rebekah Brooks hacking trial lawyer Angus McBride joins News UK as general counsel [Press Gazette]

Five cleared over Libor rate rigging [BBC News]

Saudi Arabia urged to make more of its human rights successes by Foreign Office minster Tobias Ellwood [The Independent]

Victoria’s Secret sued by lingerie designer for stealing her “inventive” push-up bra idea [The Mirror]

Global firm Dentons are now inviting applications from non-law student for their training contract positions [Legal Cheek Hub]

“When will people learn? A Desmondee is not of a suitable calibre for a career in law” [Legal Cheek Comments]