Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 28 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Couple to launch appeal after losing legal battle to keep pet dog in £1million plush London pad [The Sun]

Fears for environment as automatic legal ‘cost cap’ scrapped [BBC News]

Blind barrister sworn in as a district judge [Manchester Evening News]

£30m project to build a new law school for City University in London [Construction Enquirer]

Lord Chancellor cuts personal injury discount rate [Solicitors Journal]

Adam Johnson case highlights ‘flaw in law’ says children’s charity [ITV News]

Law firm Bond Dickinson expanding into Edinburgh [The Scotsman]

Keystone Law expands into Belfast through McMahon McKay merger [Irish Legal News]

After 130 Years, Harvard Law Review elects a black woman president [New York Times]

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

“The legal professions in the UK and across the world need to not only monitor developments in AI carefully, but take charge of the process by using these technologies to their fullest extent.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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