Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.
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- A&O, HSF and Linklaters advise on TSB £1.7bn takeover by Spain’s Banco Sabadell (The Lawyer)
- Ellen Pao can sue Kleiner Perkins for punitive damages, rules judge (The Verge)
- Sex worker to launch legal challenge against NI prostitution ban (The Guardian)
- City Link collapse exposes insolvency flaws, say MPs (BBC News)
- Crown Prosecution Service under fire over Sun journalists’ three-year ordeal that ended in acquittals (The Telegraph)
- Lawyer campaigns for chimpanzees to be granted human rights (International Business Times)
- Government bans company from allowing charity to visit private prisons (The Independent)
- Theresa May set to declare the end of ‘anything goes’ approach to extremist views (The Express)
- Twitter is facing a class action lawsuit for gender discrimination (The Verge)
- US must release photos of Abu Ghraib detainees, federal judge rules (The Guardian)
- Strangeways riot: Lord Woolf calls for new UK jail inquiry (BBC News)
- CNCC closes in on Pirelli takeover (The FT)
- Greece Faces Decisive Week as Tsipras Is Set to Meet Merkel (Bloomberg)
- Charlie Hebdo workers launch legal fight against parents of murdered editor for share in £20million rise in profits after Paris massacre (Mail Online)
- Asda drafts in HSF and Falconer alongside Pinsents to defend mammoth equal pay claim (The Lawyer)
- Jeremy Clarkson ‘will sue’ BBC if he is sacked – and says comments about boss were in jest (The Express)
- Most Wanted Suspect Arrested In Canary Islands (Sky News)
- Supreme court to rule on Prince Charles letters (The Guardian)
- Security guard fraud exposed by undercover researchers (BBC News)