Morning round-up: Friday 22 May

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By Alex Aldridge on

The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts

newspapers4Grand Theft Auto maker sues BBC over film [The Guardian]

Yet more promises and new laws won’t solve Britain’s problem with immigration [The Telegraph]

Linklaters takes trainee pay honours for English firms — just days after Hogan Lovells shot to top spot [Legal Cheek]

Financial crime — justice, interrupted [The Economist]

Strasbourg court has backed off over rights rulings, says Jack Straw [The Guardian]

How the government pass new laws [Russell Brand on Instagram]

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Top female celebrity is granted gagging order over her affair with famous married lover [Mail Online]

Trinity Mirror hacking victims awarded £1.2m [Financial Times]

Driver jailed for disguising his car as ambulance while caring for sick wife [The Guardian]

Law student breaks New York City subway all-stations speed record [Guinness World Records]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Residential conveyancing paralegal at well respected Legal 500 firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Maybe Clooney’s next “prank” against Brad Pitt involves arming a rebel army and committing war crimes against him.” [Legal Cheek Comments]