Morning round-up: Monday 23 May

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Lawyers hounding British troops with compensation claims from Iraqis “paid Basra agent £75,000 to trawl for victims” [Mail Online]

Mau Mau lawsuit due to begin at high court [The Guardian]

It’s not wrong to consider John Beggs QC for barrister of the year [Barrister Blogger]

Europe is on the brink of electing a far-right head of state [BuzzFeed]

Marina Wheeler QC’s sister-in-law speaks out over Waterloo station sex claims [Mail Online]

US-style problem-solving courts planned for England and Wales [The Guardian]

‘Handful’ of legal firms using .law web domain [Law Society Gazette]

Legal tech is nothing new [LinkedIn]

Court bans 71-year-old woman from marrying her 21-year-old fiancé [The Independent]

Training contract applications are open at King & Wood Mallesons [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I suspect the Tarquins and Clarissas get by on a bit of a periodic cash injection from the parents, at least in the early years of practice.” [Legal Cheek Comments]