Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 2 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Apple employs Freshfields to help fight its legal war with EU over €13bn tax bill [Irish Independent]

Uber wins right to legal challenge over TfL English test for drivers [Evening Standard]

Melania Trump proceeds with Daily Mail lawsuit [Financial Times]

Look away, legal eagles: Revenue and staff numbers slipped at the UK’s 100 largest law firms in 2016 [City A.M.]

‘Dick… err I mean Dirk!’ [Twitter]

Lawyer jailed after he was convicted of attempting to pervert the course of justice [News North Wales]

Death row British gran Linda Carty loses latest appeal against execution [Mirror]

Turkey coup attempt: 543 more court officials sacked [BBC News]

Trump campaign sued by kids dance troupe over broken deal [Bloomberg]

Event: Brexit and the future: how global law firms deal with political uncertainty — with Norton Rose Fulbright [Legal Cheek Hub]

“And 52% of the UK doesn’t understand economics” [Legal Cheek comments]