Morning round-up: Thursday 27 July

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Charlie Gard will be taken to a hospice to die by Friday, judge says [The Telegraph]

From court fees to a books ban: Chris Grayling’s short-lived justice policies [The Guardian]

Criminal sentencing law dating back to 14th Century to be simplified to improve judicial system [Independent]

EU court rejects ‘open-door’ policy and upholds right of member states to deport refugees [The Telegraph]

Freshfields co-managing partner Pugh steps down a year and a half into role [Legal Business]

Maclay Murray & Spens chief reveals why the Scottish legal firm is merging with Dentons []

Mike Ashley wins high court battle over ‘£15m pub deal’ [The Guardian]

Drug driving law being enforced ‘inconsistently’ by police [Newsbeat]

‘Robo-Lawyer’ launched for property investing [Global Legal Post]

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