Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 1 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Lawyers back call for national child abuse inquiry to name perpetrators [The Guardian]

Woman who kept £20 she found on newsagents’ floor ends up with criminal record [Independent]

Barrister clerk’s life saved by same heart doctor for second time in 25 years [Evening Standard]

Fraud squad lawyer tells court two ex-Barclays traders accused of Libor rigging treated honesty as if it were expendable [City A.M.]

‘The profession can’t take any more cuts — in whatever guise’ [Legal Voice]

Judge slams CPS for undercharging drunken thug who left man with ‘Harry Potter’ scar [Liverpool Echo]

Cash Converters facing legal action over 100 high-interest loans to one woman [The Guardian]

Dundee law student drove over alcohol limit [Evening Telegraph]

Counting up the awards for a great legal drama [Above The Law]

Songwriter sues for £4m over claims U2 copied his track [Evening Standard]

Judge Rinder guest threatened to ‘smash his head in’ after fiery encounter with TV star [Metro]

Event: The future of litigation — Apply to attend [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I am in favour of the House of Lords, I just think they need to stop moving politicians into it. It should be an honour for people who are experts in their respective fields.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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