Morning round-up: Wednesday 17 May

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Robots and the law: a question for society [Financial Times]

Court ruling makes Brexit harder. Or easier. [Politico]

Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend could be spared jail ‘because of her extraordinary talent’ [The Telegraph]

Independent bespoke law firms stealing business from larger competitors [Global Legal Post]

Financial adviser in court over forged signatures [FT Adviser]

Businessman who acted as guarantor for a £400,000 bank loan so his next door neighbour could pay off his ex-wife is suing him for £1million, claiming it ‘wasn’t an act of friendship’ [Mail Online]

Celebrity lawyer John Reid brought in to manage George Michael’s £100m estate [PinkNews]

Daughter of Donald Trump’s lawyer calls criticism of father tweeting picture of her posing in lingerie ‘degrading’ [Independent]

Apply to attend: The Legal Cheek and Shearman & Sterling General Election debate [Legal Cheek Hub]

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