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The top legal affairs news stories from the long weekend

Covid inquiry legal battle looms over Johnson WhatsApp requests [The Independent]

The elite Wall Street legal teams advising on the blockbuster A&O Shearman merger [The Global Legal Post]

ChatGPT-maker U-turns on threat to leave EU over AI law [BBC]

Lawyer apologises after ChatGPT invents his case law [The Times] (free, but registration required)

‘ITV must be investigated over Phillip Schofield affair,’ claims abuse lawyer [Daily Star]

Bogus solicitor jailed for posing as lawyer in court case [BBC]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Bristol’s high flying lawyer who became a happiness consultant after shock diagnosis [Bristol Post]

Former Maryland trash hauler graduates from Harvard Law School [The Guardian]

Reactions to new Ugandan anti-LGBTQ law [Reuters]

“The corporate assault on remote-working continues… ‘fuelling innovation and professional development?’ More like fuelling the micro-management fetish of megalomaniac partners.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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