Morning round-up: Wednesday 21 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

John Worboys case: Court to rule if police failed victims [BBC News]

Ex-Skadden lawyer pleads guilty in Russia meddling probe [Financial Times]

Theresa May promises an end to top politicians and judges becoming peers [iNews]

Justice cannot be delivered on the cheap [Huffington Post]

Junior doctors take fight for payouts over missed rest breaks to High Court in case which could cost the NHS millions [Mail Online]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Elder abuse mediation could be based on child custody model, legal group says [The Guardian]

Law firm ordered to shut down over suspected dishonesty of senior partner [Daily Post]

Germany woos banks with plan to make it easier to fire executives [Financial Times]

Spanish court forces unwilling father to take on shared custody of teenage children [The Telegraph]

Wanted: Legal Research Assistant to Philip Rainey QC & Michael Walsh [Legal Cheek Hub]

“One of the great things about the UK bar is that you cannot choose your clients in criminal defence – the bar operates as a ‘cab-rank’ and clients are represented fairly and professionally, no matter how unpalatable the subject matter, unless there is a direct conflict…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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