Morning round-up: Tuesday 27 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner: Transatlantic merger deal confirmed [Legal Cheek]

Tories seek legal advice on vote after Jeremy Corbyn backs customs union [The Guardian]

The AI that is faster and more accurate than top human lawyers when spotting legal issues in contracts [Mail Online]

Obituary: Sir Paul Jenkins, former UK Treasury Solicitor [Global Government Forum]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Market Minnows: Law firm Gordon Dadds has eye on London acquisitions [Evening Standard]

Tribunal rejects solicitor’s agreement with SRA to strike him off over dubious investment schemes [Legal Futures]

Apple loses legal battle with French tax activists [BBC News]

Russell McVeagh responds to sex on boardroom table allegations [Global Legal Post]

How perfectionism hurts law students [Above The Law]

Litigation Fee Earner sought by Canary Wharf-based law firm [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This is genuinely good for social mobility — people without rich parents who don’t have the option to live rent-free or low-rent in London/surrounds will really struggle on 7k and only get into more debt.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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