Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 2 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

UK law firms disciplined over money laundering [Financial Times]

Acid to be classed as a ‘highly dangerous weapon’ by the courts for the first time [Sky News]

Trowers & Hamlins senior associate on trial over alleged late night train sex assault on off-duty police officer [Legal Cheek]

High Court grants legal challenge against NHS-Home Office deal to hand over patient data to immigration officials [Independent]

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Britain’s PM May tells Tusk EU draft legal text would undermine the UK [Reuters]

Chakrabarti backs affirmative action to boost number of senior women judges [Legal Futures]

Scottish legal aid system among best in the world, says independent review [Common Space]

Spanish student has conviction for Twitter joke overturned [The Guardian]

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

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