Morning round-up: Wednesday 10 June

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By Thomas Connelly on

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


The obscure legal system that lets corporations sue countries [The Guardian]

Osborne seeks to secure his legacy with budget surplus law [Financial Times]

Jean Charles de Menezes family in European court challenge [BBC News]

Immigrants who beat their children should get special treatment, says judge [The Telegraph]

Qualified lawyer Slaven Bilic becomes West Ham manager [BBC Sport]

French mother sues government for failing to stop son go to Syria for jihad [The Telegraph]

Pakistan performs 150 executions in six months, more than Saudi Arabia [The Independent]

From One Direction to the Women’s World Cup! Chelsea striker Eniola Aluko reveals why she’s swapping her job as a showbiz lawyer to help lead England to football glory [Mail Online]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Private client paralegal required at well known law firm in the South West [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“It is not illegal to be naked in public. The ASBO has criminalised an otherwise innocent act. The Naked Rambler is a martyr to liberty.” [Legal Cheek Comments]